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Join hundreds of renowned poets and poetry enthusiasts in Poets House’s 25th annual crossing of the Brooklyn Bridge! Readings, Dinner and Poetry!Find out more »
Join us for our annual poetic journey across the Brooklyn Bridge, with poets Robert Pinsky, Rosamond S. King, Gregory Pardlo, Jenny Xie, and Anne Waldman.Find out more »
Support our 30th Anniversary year by attending one our most beloved programs: our annual poetic pilgrimage across the Brooklyn Bridge. Distinguished poets Sophie Cabot Black, Tina Chang, Willie Perdomo, Patricia Smith, and Yanyi read poems about the city by Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes and other New York-centric writers along the way, followed by a celebratory dinner with guest Bill Murray and more poetry. Proceeds…Find out more »
On Monday, June 12, 6:30pm, Billy Collins, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo and special guest Bill Murray read classic New York City-inspired poems in the beloved Poets House tradition as we trek en masse from Manhattan to Brooklyn. At Jane’s Carousel on the Brooklyn shore, Sharon Olds reads “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” Walt Whitman’s love letter to NYC. A festive dinner and more readings follow.
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Our annual poetic pilgrimage across one of our city’s most beloved landmarks supports all that we do. Great poets including Robin Coste Lewis, Thomas Lux, E. Ethelbert Miller, Sharon Olds, Ocean Vuong, and special guest Bill Murray read classic NYC-inspired poems under the arches of the Bridge as we trek en masse from Manhattan to Brooklyn, where a delicious dinner, wine, and more…Find out more »
Join us for the 20th anniversary of our annual poetic pilgrimage across one of our city’s most beloved landmarks. Great poets including Richard Blanco , Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang, Cornelius Eady, Edward Hirsch, Laura Kasischke, Thomas Lux, Ocean Vuong, and special guest Bill Murray read classic NYC-inspired poems under the arches of the Bridge as we trek…Find out more »
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, Thomas Lux, and Vijay Seshadri, 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.
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Join Galway Kinnell, Thomas Lux and Natasha Trethewey for this unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman and generations of poets. The event begins near City Hall, pauses for readings under Roebling’s famous arches and culminates in a recitation at Brooklyn’s historic Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner at Bubby’s Brooklyn with special guest Bill Murray.Find out more »
Join Martín Espada, Galway Kinnell, Thomas Lux and Marilyn Nelson in a New York tradition that, according to Time Out New York, “could just make you fall in love with New York all over again.” This unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman and generations of poets begins near One Centre Street and stops en route for readings under Roebling’s famous arches. Upon…Find out more »
This unforgettable literary pilgrimage over the bridge that inspired Hart Crane, Walt Whitman, and generations of poets, begins near City Hall, pauses under Roebling’s famous arches and culminates in a reading at Brooklyn’s historic Fulton Ferry Landing. The evening concludes with a festive dinner in DUMBO. Proceeds from the Poetry Walk benefit Poets House.Find out more »