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Neighborhood Poetry Read-In with the Brooklyn & Queens Poet Laureates

Dave Johnson, Children's Poetry, Poetry NYC
Tina Chang
Paolo Javier
Poem in Your Pocket Day
Date and Time: 
April 24, 2014 - 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall

Join Tina Chang (Brooklyn) and Paolo Javier (Queens), our young pocket-poets and their families, 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. A great after-school event for families and poetry lovers of all ages, and a festive culmination of our year-long work with local school children.

This year, we are especially celebrating poetry of place, in conjunction with the upcoming 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Law.

Funding provided by Goldman Sachs.

Click here for printable Poem in Your Pocket Day cards!

Read the Tribeca Trib article by Carl Glassman about the read-in, "Love Poems to Landmarks," here

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
Children’s Events
Poem in Your Pocket