Host a Reading
To host a reading at the New York City Poetry Festival, please fill out the form below. All accepted organizations will be given a 30 minute time slot. We’ll do our best to accommodate requests for particular days/times, but we cannot guarantee those requests. Applications will be accepted while time slots are available. We are now accepting application for the 2017 festival! You will receive word about your acceptance by April 1st, 2017.
PLEAST NOTE: All hosting organizations this year will be responsible for raising at least $50 towards the festival’s Kickstarter campaign. There is no fee to host a reading, but we need your help raising the money to keep the festival going! The Kickstarter will launch on April 1st. If you’re application is accepted, please be prepared to activate your communities this April! The organization who raises the most money will be given Sponsor status in accordance with the amount their organization raises! (They will receive Silver Sponsor status at minimum.)