The New York City
Event Date
July 25th & 26th
11 AM - 6 PM
News from the New York City Poetry Festival
We want the festival to appeal to all the senses -your senses: tell us about the art you'd love to see at #nycpofest!
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Who do you want to see do their thing at the next #nycpofest? Let's make your wilde metrical dreams come true ~
Poetry Lovers, Poetry's Lovers, Lovers: It's January - Time to start thinking about July's #nycpofest. Get ready, @Gov_Island!
so who you want to hear read at next year's festival?
"dearest, you have been too long out in the cold" lovely music by our very own accordion player
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give a listen, look around. come check in with our funky ear and eyes stamps, and if you're lucky, a drink ticket!
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and so it begins again... see you soon poetry lovers!
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successful first day of our festival despite the rain. dry off at home, curl up with a book, and we'll see you tomorrow!
T minus eight hours! I count the seconds til we meet ❤️
let your poetry bloom in the summer sky, just in time for the festival!
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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!
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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.