Artist Memberships

The membership options below are geared towards poets, artists, and creatives. (Of course, we’ll welcome anyone who wishes to join our community!) If you would like to support PSNY in a bigger way, you could also consider becoming one of our Major Donors.

$5/MONTH or $50/YEAR

Community Membership includes:

$25/MONTH or $250/YEAR

Spotlight Membership includes:

  • All the benefits of a Community membership

  • One complimentary GA ticket to the Poetry Brothel each month

  • A total of four complimentary tickets to each of our quarterly PSNY Salons

  • The opportunity to read a poem and be featured at one of our Salons

  • The opportunity to become a regular contributor to Clickbait

  • The opportunity to be featured in our members newsletter and have a poem or artwork published therein

$150/QUARTER or $500/YEAR

LIMELIGHT MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

  • All the benefits of Spotlight membership

  • Two complimentary VIP tickets to PSNY’s Spring Gala

  • Two complimentary VIP tickets to the Poetry Brothel each month


Gift Cards

Would you prefer to gift a membership to someone you love? You can always purchase a Poetry Society of New York gift card! Gift cards are redeemable for PSNY memberships, tickets to our events, and PSNY’s poetic services.

Just Donate

If you wish to simply make a donation without receiving any member benefits, that's okay too! We can’t tell you how much we appreciate your support!


Our Partners

PSNY members receive discounts and special offers from our partner organizations shown below. Become a member of PSNY for your discount codes today! PSNY is always looking for like-minded companies to partner with. If your company is interested in learning more about becoming a partner of PSNY, please feel free to contact us.

Open Positions

If you would like to join PSNY by becoming an intern or volunteer, below is a list of our available internships. All internships are unpaid, but they can be done for college credit. To be considered for an internship, please fill out the form below explaining your interest, background, and availability. If you are simply interested in volunteering, that's okay too! We are always looking for volunteers to help out on-site at The Poetry Brothel, The New York City Poetry Festival, the Spring Gala, and more! Send us a note using the form below.


Event Production Internship

The Poetry Society of New York is seeking an intern who will assist with the production of our programs & events. Event Production Interns’ duties may include:

  • Assisting with set-up and breakdown of events

  • Stage managing, taking video, selling merchandise and other on-site duties during events & rehearsals

  • Writing, editing, designing, and printing runs of show, stage plots, venue layouts, materials lists, and other production documents

  • Facilitating communication between with event casts, event staff, venues, sponsors, clients & other professional contacts to streamline production process

  • Participating in the development of new production ideas and seeing them through to their execution

  • Coordinating with the Communications & PR Interns as well as the Social Media & Digital Marketing interns to execute production elements related to promotional efforts

  • Assisting the Communications & PR Interns as well as Social Media & Digital Marketing Interns with their duties, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; outgoing, confident, & calm under pressure

  • Hands-on mentality; self-motivated, intuitive, & independent worker

  • Strong artistic aesthetic & attention to detail

  • Ability to work remotely & during nonstandard business hours

  • Demonstrated familiarity with and enthusiasm for poetry, literature, theater, and performance art

  • Experience using Eventbrite & Square Point of Sale system.


Communications & PR Internship

The Poetry Society of New York is seeking an intern who will assist with Communications & PR efforts for our company, events, and programs. Communications & PR Interns’ duties may include:

  • Writing, editing, designing, & distributing press releases, flyers, posters, decks & other promotional materials

  • Creating & updating content & settings for each program or event on Eventbrite, Squarespace, and Facebook

  • Researching, identifying, pitching & maintaining relationships with journalists, bloggers, influencers, venues, potential sponsors & partners, potential clients & other professional contacts

  • Presenting sponsorship & client pitches and proposals

  • Attending industry events and making connections

  • Coordinating with the Event Production Interns & the Social Media & Digital Marketing Interns to execute communications & PR strategies

  • Assisting the Event Production Interns & the Social Media & Digital Marketing Interns with their duties, as needed.

Qualifications

  • Experience using Canva or other graphic design software

  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and visual

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; outgoing & confident

  • Self-motivated & independent worker

  • Avid media consumer & pro researcher

  • Ability to work remotely & during nonstandard business hours

  • Demonstrated familiarity with and enthusiasm for poetry, literature, and performance art


The Poetry Society of New York is seeking an intern who will assist with Social Media & Digital Marketing efforts for our company, events, and programs. Social Media & Digital Marketing Interns’ duties may include:

  • Assisting with the development and execution of a creative and comprehensive Social Media & Digital Marketing strategy across multiple brands, audiences, and platforms

  • Using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, Eventbrite, Squarespace, & Google Ads to strategically frame campaigns & messages to target & engage diverse audiences

  • Creating & publishing original written and visual content daily to communicate brand identity & engage followers

  • Tracking each platform's analytics, creating weekly reports, and setting & meeting numeric goals

  • Corresponding with followers & subscribers about questions, concerns and opportunities

  • Creating live, engaging social media content at our events & rehearsals

Qualifications

  • Passionate about using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, &/or Squarespace to communicate a strong message, aesthetic, and identity and to share it with diverse audiences

  • Experience using Canva or other graphic design software

  • Interest in analytics; passion for setting & meeting follower, engagement, sales, & fundraising goals

  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and visual

  • Self-motivated & independent worker

  • Ability to work remotely & during nonstandard business hours

  • Demonstrated familiarity with and enthusiasm for poetry, literature, theater, and performance art

Social Media & Digital Marketing Internship


Non-Profit Development Intern

The Poetry Society of New York is seeking interns to assist with fundraising, sales, and business development for the society and its projects. Development Interns’ responsibilities may include:

  • Researching & identifying potential business opportunities & funding sources including grant-makers, donors, clients, sponsors, potential members, and other potential funding sources

  • Developing & maintaining relationships with grant-makers, members, donors, sponsors, clients, and other funders

  • Maintaining a calendar of grant deadlines & our membership database

  • Writing letters of inquiry & assembling grant applications

  • Assisting with the development of our members program & fulfilling membership rewards

  • Assisting with the coordination and execution of our Spring Gala

  • Attending fundraising & networking events and making connections

  • Writing, designing, and presenting sponsorship & client pitches and proposals

Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; outgoing, charming, and persuasive

  • Ambitious, self-motivated & independent

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to work remotely & during nonstandard business hours

  • Strong organization skills & attention to detail

  • Demonstrated familiarity with and enthusiasm for poetry, literature, and performance art

  • Experience using Google Sheets, Excel, or other database software

  • Experience using Canva or other basic design software


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