The New York City
Event Date
July 25th & 26th
11 AM - 6 PM
News from the New York City Poetry Festival

Very excited to announce a special Karl C. Leone performance: DIONYSIA: A Bacchic Ode! Noon-3 pm on the 25th & 26th.

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Listen to @RachaelNevins of @thewriterstudio read 3 poems here:…. Rachael will be reading at #nycpofest on the 25th.

Reminder: Today is the last day to apply for vendor, sponsor, and artist spots. Visit our website for more info:!

"Dance of Apollo and the Muses" by Baldassare Peruzzi, oil on canvas

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Considering enrolling a child in a creative writing workshop? Check out @WritopiaLab's website here:

@Sto_ology Absolutely! Our Ring of Daisies Open Mic will host individual readings. You can find more info here:

Reading "(no subject)" by @RobertoGMontes in Coconut Poetry this afternoon:

The application deadline for vendors, sponsors, and artists is July 1st! For more info, click "GET INVOLVED" on

Iris Cushing of @electricpumas will be performing in 28 days! Read a sample of her work via @BostonReview here:…

Happy Father's Day! Shop #nycpofest tees and totes for your favorite poet-dad here:….

There is still time to apply to become a #nycpofest vendor! For more information:….

Keep other @PoetrySocietyNY events in mind this evening & attend the 6 pm @TypewriterNYC launch/shindig in Tompkins Square Park!

11 AM

The festival opens at 11am and closes at 6pm on July 25th and 26th, 2015. 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.