The Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Poetry Walk, Brooklyn Bridge, Poetry NYC
A Benefit for Poets House
Date and Time: 
June 9, 2014 - 6:00PM
Event Location: 
Brooklyn Bridge
$250; $225 for Poets House Members

Join us for this beloved Poets House tradition that celebrates the poetry of New York City. We'll parade from City Hall across the bridge, enjoying readings by Mark Doty and Thomas Lux, among other renowned voices. This year, poet Naomi Shihab Nye will join us as we honor her with the Elizabeth Kray Award for dedicated service to poetry. Festive dinner in DUMBO to follow.

All proceeds help make possible the hundreds of free and affordable public programs Poets House presents each year.

Tickets begin at $250. ($225 for Poets House Members). Reservations are required.

For details or to make reservations, contact Krista Manrique at (212) 431-7920, ext. 2830 or

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Poetry Walk