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!

$5/MONTH or $50/YEAR

Community Membership includes:

  • A monthly members newsletter featuring news, updates, poems, visual art, photos, videos, & more

  • Two complimentary tickets to each of our quarterly PSNY Salons

  • Exclusive admission to the PSNY Members Tent at The New York City Poetry Festival

  • 50% off GA tickets to PSNY’s Spring Gala

  • 50% off GA tickets to any Poetry Brothel

  • Discounts from PSNY’s Partner Organizations

  • Students can donate $40 and email a copy of their student ID to for a year-long Community Membership!

$25/MONTH or $250/YEAR

Spotlight Membership includes:

  • All the benefits of a Community membership

  • One complimentary GA ticket per month to any Poetry Brothel event

  • On your first month, you will be featured in our members newsletter and have a poem or artwork of your own included for the community to enjoy

  • You will have the opportunity to perform a poem at one of our quarterly members cocktail parties

  • PSNY will consider you for our roster of Typewriter Poets! (There is an application process & not all Spotlight members will be accepted, but Typewriter Poets receive business & poetic mentorship from our team, as well as a variety of freelance opportunities.

Major Donor Memberships

The membership options listed below are good for one year and are geared towards patrons and supporters of the arts. PSNY counts on the contributions of those who can afford to give to fund its operations. Thank you, from the bottom of our collective heart, for your support!


  • All the benefits of Community Membership

  • Two complimentary VIP tickets to PSNY’s Spring Gala

  • One complimentary VIP ticket to the Poetry Brothel each month

  • One of our exceptional Typewriter Poets will write a customized, personalized poem especially for you & send it in the mail


  • All the benefits of a Limelight Membership

  • A total of four complimentary VIP tickets to PSNY’s Spring Gala & a private table for your group

  • Our Typewriter Poets will write quarterly personalized poems for you (you will receive these poems in the mail every three months)


  • All the benefits of a Benefactor Membership

  • A total of ten VIP tickets & private table for your group at PSNY’s Spring Gala

  • A $500 award in your name will be given to a poet or community organizer for their contribution to the poetry community; the award will be presented at the Spring Gala, and you will receive a heartfelt “Thank You!” on stage

$10,000 Leadership Circle MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

  • All the benefits of a Champion Membership

  • A spot on the Advisory Committee of The Poetry Society of New York; as an advisor, you will receive invitations to PSNY board meetings, committee meetings and other internal gatherings, and your voice will help shape the future of the organization.

Just Donate

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

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