This Week in Books: Poetry Galore


I’m happy to see poetry prevailing in New York city this week. Along with readings, discussions and festivals are in abundance as well. Take a look at my findings for this week’s literary events.

Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

Nuyorican Poets Cafe presents Fresh Fruit Poetry Slam at 9 pm, $10.00

Wednesday July 23rd, 2014

Poets House Showcase Reading Series at 7 pm, FREE

Nuyorican Poets Cafe presents Ntozake Shange: a Poetry Reading and Discussion at 7 pm, $15.00

Thursday July 24th, 2014 

Moth StorySlam: Cars at Housing Works Bookstore  at  7 pm, $8 at the door

Joel Gold and Jonathan Goldstein discuss Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness, Greenlight Bookstore at 7:30 pm, FREE

Friday July 25th, 2014

We heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic at Le Poisson Rouge, 7 pm, $10 admission

Saturday-Sunday July 26th & 27th, 2014

Fourth Annual NYC Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island

Let us know if you attend any of the events. We’d love to hear from you.


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