Fall Events

It's back to school time and the season is beginning to change, and that means the Poetry Society of America has a whole new exciting calendar of events!

For a full listing of events visit our website.

Also, in October, we will begin accepting submissions for our annual awards.

We hope to see and hear from you soon!


Sunday, Sept 18
10:00 am -6:00 pm
Brooklyn, NY

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City presenting an array of literary stars and emerging authors who represent the exciting world of literature today. One of America's premier book festivals, this hip, smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages.

Admission is free.

Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street

For full schedule of poetry events at the Brooklyn Book Festival visit www.brooklynbookfestival.org


Monday, Sep 19, 7:00 pm
Los Angeles, CA

Joshua Edwards, Joshua Pryor, and Terry Wolverton.

The LA Spotlight series sheds its light on emerging and established poets in the City of Angels.

Co-sponsored by Red Hen Press.

Tickets are available via Geffen Playhouse.

Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Avenue


Wednesday, Sep 21, 7:00 pm
New York, NY

Anne Waldman
Ha-Yang Kim, cello
Ambrose Bye, keyboard, electronics

Legendary poet Anne Waldman will present a recital of new and selected pieces, including poetry selections from her new book, The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment, a 1,000 page montage epic taking on issues of war and patriarchy, just published by Coffee House Press. She will be joined by celebrated cellist and composer Ha-Yang Kim with whom she has recently performed in Marrakech and Paris, and with her son Ambrose Bye, a frequent collaborator who has designed breathtaking soundscapes for her.

Co-sponsored with the Rubin Museum of Art.

$15 /13.50 for Rubin Museum & Poetry Society of America Members/$5 Student Rush
Purchase tickets online
PSA Members Use Online Code: PSA

Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street


Thursday, Sep 22, 7:00 pm
New York, NY

Dana Levin, with Alice Quinn

Dana Levin is the author of Sky Burial (2011), Wedding Day (2005) and In the Surgical Theatre (1999), which won nearly every award available to first books and emerging poets. Levin has received many fellowships and awards, including those from the Rona Jaffe, Whiting and Guggenheim Foundations.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Creative Writing Program.

Admission is free.

Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY