- 10:30am – 1:30pm | Bryant Park Reading Room
The Reading Room invites student poets and poetry lovers to New York City's 15th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day. This day long celebration of poetry kicks off the Reading Room's 2017 literary 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.
Emcee: Daniel Kitrosser
NYC Youth Poet Laureate: Sharon Lin
DJ: Flip Bundlez
Produced in cooperation with the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, the Department of Education, NYC Votes, UrbanWordNYC, and the Office of the Mayor.