NYC Poetry Festival

Things to do, Literary events Governors Island , Governors Island Saturday July 29 2017 - Sunday July 30 2017
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NYC Poetry Festival
Photograph: Lawrence Schwartzwald
NYC Poetry Festival

For the last seven years, a number of the city’s poetry-reading series and their affiliated collectives have taken over Governors Island for a day, creating a stage for the many voices of NYC, both celebrated and underground. This year, the crew of the Poetry Society of New York does it again, presenting readings from more than 200 poets and 50 organizations.


Venue name: Governors Island
Address: Governors Island
New York
Opening hours: 7 days/week, 10am–7pm. May 23–Sept 27
Price: suggested donation $10
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