Happy Birthday Walt Whitman

An all ages event, part of a nationwide celebration of Walt Whitman. The event will include appearances from Ed Centeno, the Whitman collector who helped create a Whitman stamp with the US Postal Service, Karen Karbiener, author of POETRY FOR KIDS: WALT WHITMAN and illustrator Brian Selznick, who with Karen Karbiener edited Walt Whitman's LIVE OAK, WITH MOSS. The event will feature an open group reading of CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY, mail-art craft projects, book signings and more.