Word for Word
- Wednesday, January 29, 2014
- Tuesday, February 18, 2014
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
- Tuesday, April 15, 2014
- Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Reading Room invites student poets and poetry lovers to New York City's 12th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day. This day long celebration of poetry kicks off the Reading Room's 2014 Word for Word series and is free and open to the public.
Students from NYC's elementary, intermediate and high schools will have the opportunity to read their latest poems during the open mic forum. If you are 18 or under, and a student at a NYC school, you may register for our Poem In Your Pocket Open Mic. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating.
NYC Youth Poet Laureate: TBA
Guest Poets: TBA
Music by: TBA
Produced in cooperation with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Department of Education, New York City Voter Assistance Commission, and the Office of the Mayor.
Special Thanks To:
With special thanks to Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Time Inc., and Rodale, who have steadily supplied the Reading Room with magazines since 2003.
Special thanks to the New York Public Library for providing us with a rain venue for some of our events.
Special thanks also go to Hachette Book Group; Harper Collins; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Little, Brown and Company; MacMillan; Penguin Group; Random House; Rodale Books; Scholastic, Inc.; Scribner Group; Simon and Schuster; St. Martin’s Press; Blue Flower Arts; Cavankerry Press; Cave Canem; Coffee House Press; FAWC; Kundiman; Letras Latinas; Poets & Writers; Tightrope Books; and W.W. Norton for their invaluable support.
And to all of you, thank you.
View events from previous seasons
Visit the Word for Word Poetry Blog to read more about our poetry series.