Jul 29, 2017 – Jul 30
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nolan Park

The 7th Annual New York City Poetry Festival will be held on Governors Island in Nolan Park on July 29th & 30th, 2017. The Poetry Society of New York will once again invite attendees to come together for this free two-day festival to celebrate New York’s vibrant poetry community. The event will include over 75 poetry organizations and 250 poets on its main stages; a Vendor’s Village where local booksellers, artists and craft makers will sell their wares; healthy and delicious food options; a beer and wine garden; poetry-inspired installation art throughout; The Ring of Daisies open mic area; The Commanding Officer’s House, an exclusive VIP area offering free refreshments to festival sponsors and Poetry Society of New York members; and, of course, the Children’s Festival! 2017 Headliners include Aja Monet, Sapphire, Deborah Landau, and Patrick Phillips. For more information, please visit newyorkcitypoetryfestival.com.

Getting there
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier