The Poetry Society of New York is a non-profit dedicated to promoting poetry within our culture.
The society accomplishes its mission by designing and producing engaging, one-of-a-kind poetry experiences; by creating strategic partnerships in the worlds of art, literature, and design; and by fostering healthy and progressive poetry communities in cities across the globe.
the poetry brothel
An immersive literary cabaret series that fuses poetry, burlesque, live music, vaudeville, visual art, magic, mysticism, & private, one-on-one poetry experiences.
Hire A Typewriter poet
Poets wielding vintage typewriters write original, personalized poetry for guests to take home from your wedding, opening, store, cultural institution, or event.
Milk Press publishes collaborative books of poetry & visual art by emerging artists. Our books are fluid, nourishing, embodied; spilt & split-open.
The Typewriter project
A series of site-specific art installations which invite passersby to contribute to a collaborative poem that exists in both analog & digital forms.
put a poem on it
We have worked with countless brands to put poetry in unexpected places: Snapchat filters, on buildings, bed sheets, & body parts -- at events, on products, and online.
Visible Poetry Project
The Visible Poetry Project partners thirty filmmakers with thirty poets to create visual interpretations of original and classic poems.
NYC poetry festival
A two-day pastoral journey through idyllic Governors Island that brings the vast & diverse poetry community of New York City to new light in the public eye.
LET US PLAN YOUR EVENT
As a team of professional event producers and poets, no one is better qualified to turn your event into a poetic dreamscape of your own design. Tell us your vision!
With a micro-application of just a single poem, poets may apply for a writers residency of 24 hours or less at one of New York's most iconic institutions.