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

Sweethearts, care for some lyric love tomorrow? @TypewriterNYC will be waiting for you at @ThisIsStory: 11am - 4pm!

we've been thinking about you: keep an eye on our Facebook page & get excited about the Festival!

remember how tempted you were to buy everything at Vendors' Village last #nycpofest ? Vendors - you can still sign up!

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 ❤️

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.