Become A Member

Become a member of The Poetry Society of New York and help us continue to make poetry a vital and vibrant part of our cultural landscape. All membership are valid for one year. Choose the membership level that's right for you!

$30 Student Membership (Fully Tax-Deductible) Donate $30 and email a copy of your student/educator ID to sb@poetrysocietyny.org to receive all the benefits of a standard membership.

$50 Standard Membership (Fully Tax-Deductible) Donate $50 to get a PSNY Lapel Pin, to gain access to the VIP parlor in the Commanding Officer's Quarters at The New York City Poetry Festival, and to get 20% off General Admission tickets to The Poetry Brothel.

$100 Gold Membership (Tax Deductible Amount: $90) Donate $100 to receive all the benefits of an Standard Membership, plus a PSNY notebook and tote bag. 

$250 Poetry Brothel Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $225) Donate $250 to receive all the benefits of a Gold Membership, plus free admission to any Poetry Brothel event as well as 50% off admission for your guests. 

$500 Poetry Brothel Platinum Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $475) Donate $500 and receive all the benefits of a Poetry Brothel Membership, plus free VIP Admission to The Poetry Brothel and 50% off General or VIP Admission for all guests. VIP Poetry Brothel tickets include reserved priority seating, two complimentary private reading tokens, and a variety of other benefits depending upon the particular event. 

$1000 Frank O'Hara Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $975) Donate $1000 and receive all the benefits of a Poetry Brothel Platinum Membership, plus your name or organization will be listed as a supporter of The Poetry Society of New York in our Annual Report. 

$2500 Allen Ginsburg Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $2475) Donate $2500 and receive all the benefits of a Frank O'Hara Membership, plus a $250 award in your name will be given to a poet for the artistic merit of his or her work AND your name or organization will be listed as a supporter of The Poetry Society of New York in our Annual Report.

$5000 Langston Hughes Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $2475) Donate $5000 and receive all the benefits of a Allen Ginsburg Membership, plus a $500 award in your name will be given to a poet for the artistic merit of his or her work AND your name or organization will be listed as a supporter of The Poetry Society of New York in our Annual Report.

$7500 Edna St. Vincent Millay Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $2475) Donate $7500 and receive all the benefits of a Langston Hughes Membership, plus a $750 award in your name will be given to a poet for the artistic merit of his or her work AND your name or organization will be listed as a supporter of The Poetry Society of New York in our Annual Report.

$10,000 Walt Whitman Membership (Tax-Deductible Portion: $2475) Donate $10,000 and receive all the benefits of a Edna St. Vincent Millay Membership, plus a $1000 award in your name will be given to a poet for the artistic merit of his or her work AND your name or organization will be listed as a supporter of The Poetry Society of New York in our Annual Report.

If you wish to simply make a donation without receiving any benefits, that's okay too. Make your donation by clicking the button below. 

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