Does Poets House hold open mics?

Poets House does not hold Open Mic events as part of its regular schedule. Here are a few suggestions of other venues to contact.

Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery
(212) 614-0505
Price: Varies

Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia St. (between Bleecker & W. 4th St.)
(212) 989-9319
(Holds open mics infrequently)

The Gallery at LPR [(le) Poisson Rouge]
158 Bleecker St. (between Sullivan & Thompson St.)
(212) 505-3474
Every third Friday of the month, 7:00pm
Price: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

Goodbye Blue Monday
1087 Broadway
Bushwick, Brooklyn
Every Tuesday at 7:30pm
Price: None listed

The Inspired Word
Various locations and times; visit website for details
Most recently at Bareburger
85 Second Ave. (at E. 5th St.) 2nd Floor
(212) 510-8610
Price: Usually $10

85 E. 4th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
(212) 505-3360
Mondays at 7:00pm
Price: None listed

Louder Arts presents…“The Slam”
Bar Thirteen
35 E.13th Street (between Broadway & University Place)
$5 students/ $6 regular
(212) 979-6677

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East Third Avenue
(212) 780-9386
Mondays at 9:00pm, other Open Mics on occasion
Price: $7 Wednesday

Penny's Open Mic (now called “Open Mic Downstairs”)
Under St. Mark's Theater
94 St. Mark's Place
(212) 777-6088
Tuesdays at 9:00pm
Price: $3 cover charge

Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. (between Frost & Richardson St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
(718) 302-3770
Sundays 5:00—8:30pm, Must be 21

Rocky Sullivan’s
Last Wednesday Series Reading and Open Mic
34 Van Dyke St. (Dwight St.)
Red Hook, Brooklyn
(718) 246-1793
Last Wednesday of the Month at 7:00pm

The Starving Artist Cafe & Gallery
249 City Island Ave, Bronx
(718) 885-3779
(Open mics held only on occasion)

Urbana Poetry Slam
The Sidewalk Café
94 Avenue A (at E. 6th Street)
Tuesdays at 7:00pm
Price: $5

(Updated June 2014)