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The 6th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
July 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am - July 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pmFree
The 6th Annual New York City Poetry Festival will be held on Governors Island’s Colonel’s Row on July 30th and 31st, 2016.
The Poetry Society of New York, producers of The Poetry Brothel and The Typewriter Project, once again invite attendees to come together for this free two-day festival to celebrate New York City’s vibrant poetry community. The event includes over 75 poetry organizations and 250 poets on its three main stages; a Vendor’s Village where local booksellers, artists and craft makers sell their wares; healthy and delicious food options; a beer garden sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, poetry-inspired installation art throughout; the Ring of Daisies open mic; and, of course, the Children’s Festival at NYCPOFEST, sponsored by Writopia Lab!
The event is free, register for a chance to win an NYCPOFEST tote bag filled with signed copies of books by this year’s featured readers, Jericho Brown, Camille Rankine, and Matthew Yeager!