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The Poetry Society of New York‎The 7th Annual New York City Poetry Festival, 2017

The Poetry Society of New York‎The 7th Annual New York City Poetry Festival, 2017

7TH ANNUAL NYC POETRY FESTIVAL

Jul 29, 2017 – Jul 30
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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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 VIParea 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.Saturday 10:00AM Good Morning Poems & Sharing 10:30AM Poetry & Image Theatre: Plantlife/Weather 11:15AM Urgent Topics: Harvest/Write/Share 1:00PM Appreciation Poems 1:45PM SIlly! Silly! Silly! (Poetry & Play) 2:30PM Self-care for Poets 3:15PM “If you walked into my heart…” poetry workshop 3:45PM Community Open Mic (5 min max per person) 4:15PM Poetry & Improv workshop 4:45PM Reflection & Closing RitualSunday 10:00AM Good Morning Poems & Sharing 10:30AM Pop-corn Poetry workshop 11:15AM Odes & Anti-odes workshop 12:30PM “I Am” poems 1:00PM Community Open Mic (5 min max per person) 1:45PM Silly! Silly! Silly! (Poetry & Play) 2:30PM Poetry & Image Theatre: Earth/Wind/Water/Fire 3:15PM Phillip T. Nails/Evidence reading 3:45PM Dirty Haikus (18+) 4:30PM Reflection & Closing Ritual  

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