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Poem in Your Pocket Day Celebration at Poets House

Dave Johnson, Young poets reading
Open Mic & Community Read-in
Date and Time: 
April 21, 2016 - 3:00PM to 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and open to the public

Join our young pocket-poets and other special guests for an afternoon of readings and fun! We invite you to bring a poem of your choice to share, or find one here at Poets House.

Poem in Your Pocket Day is a program of the Office of the Mayor in partnership with the New York City Departments of Cultural Affairs and Education that is designed to showcase the talented faculty and student poets in higher education and the K-12 system, as well as to encourage New Yorkers to embrace literacy and poetry. Every year, Poets House partners with local schools to enhance their arts and literature curricula with interactive poetry workshops. The resulting poems are collected in anthologies and presented to each student on Poem in Your Pocket Day at Poets House.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
Poem in Your Pocket
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