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25th Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 | 6pm-10pm

Jun 6, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$300.00 – $10,000.00
25th Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

The Bridge Walk is back!

Join us for this beloved tradition as we parade across the Brooklyn Bridge. Walk with legendary poets Rae Armantrout, Chen Chen, Rigoberto González, Kimiko Hahn, Terrance Hayes, Tommy Pico, and Tracy K. Smith as they celebrate the poetic richness of New York City through historical poems and their own work. All proceeds benefit Poets House, reservations are required.

The Poetry Walk begins at 6:30pm—rain or shine! Participants gather in the park on the south side of the Municipal Building before walking together across the Brooklyn Bridge. Readings take place at scenic points along the way and culminate at Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn. A celebratory dinner follows. Ticket holders will receive additional details and directions. Please contact Rebecca Gee with any questions at

Click here to learn more about the poets!

Co-Chairs of the Benefit Committee
Cornelius Eady | Tracy K. Smith | Monica Youn

Poets House Board of Directors

Robert Kissane, Chairman | Martín Gómez, President | Monica Youn, Vice President | Alan Klein, Treasurer | Cheri Fein, Secretary | Margo Viscusi, President Emerita | David Grubin | Elizabeth Kandall | Katharine Larsen | Nicholas F. Potter | Nicole Sealey | Myra Shapiro | E. Ward Smith | Tracy K. Smith | Jamie Stern | Maurice B. Wheeler


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Jun 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$300.00 – $10,000.00
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Check-in at Brooklyn Bridge, 1 Centre St.
1 Centre St
New York, NY 10007 United States
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