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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
- Jun 6, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
- $300.00 – $10,000.00
- Event Category:
- Poetry Walk
- Event Tags:
- Bridgewalk, Brooklyn Bridge, Chen Chen, Kimiko Hahn, Poetry Walk, Rae Armantrout, Rigoberto González, Terrance Hayes, Tommy Pico, Tracy K. Smith
- Check-in at Brooklyn Bridge, 1 Centre St.
1 Centre St
New York, NY 10007 United States + Google Map