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- Governors Island
July 27 – 28 Daily, 11am, 11am
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The 3rd Annual New York City Poetry Festival will be held on Governors Island’s Colonel’s Row on July 27th and 28th, 2013. The Poetry Society of New York will once again invite New Yorkers to come together for this two day festival to celebrate NYC’s vibrant poetry community. The event will include over 50 poetry organizations and 200 poets on its three stages; a Vendor’s Village where local booksellers, artists and craftmakers will sell their wares; a boozy area sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery; healthy and delicious food options; poetry-inspired installation art throughout, and, of course, the Children’s Festival at NYCPF, this year sponsored by Writopia!
This year’s NYCPF will feature the following reading series and organizations:
#: 5 Quarterly, 7th Level. A: Argos Books, The Atlas Review Reading Series, The Adroit Journal, Augury Books. B: Boundless Tales Reading Series, Brooklyn Poets, The Bratty Poets Series, The Bow Wow at Bowery Poetry. C: Cave Canem Foundation, Coldfront Magazine, COUPLET. E: Earshot, The Electric Pumas, The Ear Inn Series, Emotive Fruition, Exit Strata. F: Fireside Follies, Fou-Curators, Feminist Poets in Low-Cut Blouses, FACE2FACE. G: Gigantic, Good Times Collective, Great Weather for Media. I: IRL. J: Jujo. L: The Local Word, Line Assembly. M: My Brother’s Keeper, Metro Rhythm, The Mackinac, Mental Marginalia. N: The New York Browning Society, No Dear, Neuromatic Institute Poetry Workshop. O: Oh Bernice!, Off the Park Press. P: The Poetry Brothel, Phantom Limb Press, PeopleHerd’s Readings @Milk&Roses, Patasola’s Parlour, Poetry Society of New York, Poetry Crush. R: RA Araya’s Brooklyn Poetry. S: Spilt Milk, Shitluck Reading Series, Stain of Poetry, Singing Saw Press, Sixth Finch. T: Triptych Readings, Tin House. U: Underground Books. W: Writopia NYC. Y: YesYes Books.
Our Vendors include:
B: Bravin Publishing LLC, Brooklyn Poets. E: Everything about Crepes. G: Great Weather for Media. I: The Idiom Magazine. K: Kameisha Jerae, The Kimchi Taco Truck. L: The Loveworn Label. M: Morris Grilled Cheese, The Mud Truck. P: The Palenque Columbian Food Truck. T: Toque de Queda: A Papermaking Workshop. U: UndergroundBooks. W: Wear Poetry
This year’s NYCPF sponsors include:
A: The Abbey. B: Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Salsa Company. C: Cave Canem, Coldfront. E: The Ear Inn. F: Fractured Atlas, Futurepoem. P: Poets & Writers. T: Trader Joe’s
Immerse in verses with a 2-day showcase of the most talented poets on one tiny island!