A Literary Feast

An Evening of Frost & Food

Join us for an intimate evening of American poetry and dining set against the beautiful backdrop of Greenfield Village and featuring the mixed-media experience of unconventional contemporary poet Tyehimba Jess.

Special Event at Greenfield Village®

  • September 25, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 pm
  • Location: Robert Frost Home, Porches & Parlors Historic District

Call our Contact Center at 313-982-6001 to make your reservations

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Our third annual Literary Feast will feature award-winning poet Tyehimba Jess against the beautiful backdrops of the Robert Frost Home and the Pavilion on the Green in Greenfield Village.

Climb aboard a horse-drawn carriage or Model T to make your way to the Frost Home for a reception at the very place where the famed poet wrote “Spring Pools” and other classic works.  Then open your imagination for the mixed-media experience of the Detroit-born Jess' unconventional contemporary poetry at the Pavilion on the Green. Finally, enjoy a meal of farm-to-table fare from Michigan producers.

  • 6:00 p.m. Reception (hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine) and remarks at the Frost Home
  • 7:00 p.m. Farm-to-table meal at Pavilion on the Green and poetry program
  • 9:00 p.m. Event concludes 

Tickets are limited, so please reserve early.

Featured Guest

T. Jess - A Literary Feast Featured Guest

Tyehimba Jess
is the author of two books of poetry, Leadbelly and Olio. Olio won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, among others. Jess received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2018. He is a professor of English at the College of Staten Island.

Ticket Prices

General Admission $65.00
Member $55.25

Call the Contact Center at 313-982-6001 for reservations.

Highlights from A Literary Feast 2017