For the poet in all of us....especially if vacation travel to NYC is in your July future...info is verbatim
July 25th and 26th
Governors Island’s Colonel’s Row
FREE ~ OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
“I spotted a disproportionate amount of urbanites meandering barefoot, grinning, straw fedoras tilted on their heads in a suspiciously jaunty manner.” - The Rumpus
Festival season is upon us, and The Poetry Society of New York, having just returned from performing at Electric Forest with The Poetry Brothel, is all warmed up for what is sure to be the most memorable New York City Poetry Festival yet!
The New York City Poetry Festival, now heading into its 5th year, showcases all of the different formats, aesthetics, and personalities of New York City reading series, small presses, and collectives, in one place at one time. This free festival intends to create branches between disparate poetry communities, and other artists and artisans, by bringing poetry out of the dark bars and universities and by placing it in the sun. The 5th Annual New…