The New York City
Event Date
July 26th & 27th
11 AM - 6 PM
News from the New York City Poetry Festival

let your poetry bloom in the summer sky, just in time for the festival!

get your flower crowns, notebooks, appetites, and sunscreen ready! the NYC Poetry Festival is less than three weeks away!

where are you going to be July 26th & 27th? with us of course! come join in on the festivities at Governor's Island!

@dgochenour we completely agree with you. Thank you!

@nicolebrett we cannot wait. Countdown to amazing....

@LitManhattan @brooklynpoets thanks LITERARY MANHATTAN for promoting the festival!

Learn a little about WHO the poetry festival really is and why it exists!… #poetry

Thank you @AtTheInkwell @sophiegreatblue @DeirdreNYC, and @apuzzlepiece for your support of our kickstarter! We totally <3 you.

And thank you @Ampersandbks for your donation and support!

Thanks for your support! It means the world to us. @cmanick @poem_lust @malinism

11 AM

The festival opens at 11am and closes at 6pm on July 26th and 27th. Plan to arrive at the ferry landing at least 30 minutes prior to your desired arrival time. For a complete timetable of events, please check out the festival lineup!

Governors Island

Governors Island, a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor, is only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

250 poets. 5 boroughs. 2 days. ONE CITY.