The New York City
POETRY FESTIVAL
Event Date
July 25th & 26th
OPEN FROM
11 AM - 6 PM
Days
-7
Hours
-21
Minutes
-15
News from the New York City Poetry Festival

Thank you for an unforgettable weekend! We love you all so much! See you next year ❤

@poetrybrothel treated us to a little song and dance at @nycpofest. Find them in house 407 on Colonel's Row. #nyc pic.twitter.com/F4bBahkpsY

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Thank you both for being so magnificent. So happy to have had you today! @LunaLunaMag @RosebudBenOni @DTomasMartinez twitter.com/DTomasMartinez…

Make sure to grab a tandem poem from Maya and Amy of @food4thesoultrain #tandempoetry #NYC #typewriter pic.twitter.com/JwaQ7XJnMP

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It's day number two of @nycpofest and we've still got blue skies on the island. See you soon! #nyc #governorsisland pic.twitter.com/YieCUmvpfD

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@PGAvindog thanks for coming! twitter.com/PGAvindog/stat…

@KamariAnnamarie we're so glad that you enjoyed yourself! We loved having you :) twitter.com/KamariAnnamari…

@emiliekneifel we'll be on the lookout for you! twitter.com/emiliekneifel/…

Did you add a line to the word poetry post (remember the old fridge magnets?!) It'll be back for more tomorrow! #nyc pic.twitter.com/kWYE2yFktk

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We love children here at the @nycpofest and they even have their own reading corner #poetry #governorsisland #nyc pic.twitter.com/IcFuwB97kM

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Elizabeth Denison reading her heart out at the White Horse stage #poetry #NYC #governorsisland pic.twitter.com/vgUlkpcsMQ

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We're headed in! Come catch us from 11-6 today on #governorsisland. Can't wait to see your lovely faces! #poetry pic.twitter.com/3JRe3htD1q

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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.