Join us for award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets

The Bryant Park Reading Room hosts emerging and established poets through the summer with evening readings. Sit under the park’s London Plane trees and listen to the artists read their own work.

May 9- September 25 (No Program July 3)
Tuesdays, 7pm-8:30pm

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May schedule

Tuesday, May 8: Poetry Society of America
Katha Pollitt, Marilyn Nelson, Jim Moore

Tuesday, May 15: NYQ Books
Amy Barone, Daryl Sznyter, Jerome Sala, Nausheen Eusuf

Tuesday, May 22: Indolent Books
Lisa Andrews, Nicole Callihan, Karen Hildebrand, John Deming

Tuesday, May 29
Christopher Salerno, Michael Hoerman, Janlori Goldman, Leah Umansky