The Winners Take the Stage for the 2013 New York Browning Society

The New York Browning Society Proudly presented Awards for their Annual High School Wide Poetry Contest for 2013. 4 Young poets presented their work, in order, Isabella Lewis from The Spence School, Eero Arum from the HS of American Studies at Lehman College, George Preudhomme from the Collegiate School, and Oren Koralashvili of Forest Hills High School. Their winning poems were also performed by Tony-Award Winning Actress Tammy Grimes (Reading “The Meeting” by Isabella Lewis), Actress and Poet Tandy Cronyn (Reading “Ode to the Peeling Walls of the Schoolhouse in Chankom”u by Eero Arum), Poet James Browning Kepple (Reading an excerpt from “The Fall of Morningstar” by George Preudhomme), and Pulitzer Prize winning Poet and Translator Richard Howard (Reading “The Eyes That Told” by Oren Koralashvili). The event was hosted May 8th 2013 at the National Arts Club in New York City in celebration of the birth of the great poet Robert Browning.

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