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Crown Heights »

Tweet From Across the Pond Makes Poem by Crown Heights Teen Go Viral

Chanie Gorkin, 17, wrote the piece, "Worst Day Ever?" for a high school class last year.

Lower East Side »

13 Things for You To Do in Manhattan Neighborhoods This Weekend

Several events are happening this weekend, including free movie screenings, festivals and a water fight.

Long Island City »

Queens Writers to Converge in LIC Bar for Literary Festival

Queens writers, poets and booksellers will take part in the weekend-long festival at LIC Bar.

Carroll Gardens »

15 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

Poetry readings, a hip-hop festival, dog parties, and more. 

Lower East Side »

Help a Deer with Writer's Block Write a Poem at LES Art Installation

"Dear Deer," a project by Yu-Ting Feng, opens on Allen Street this Friday.

Washington Heights »

3 Uptown Events Happening This Weekend

Listen to a National Poetry Slam champion, learn to long jump or see excerpts from three new plays.

Corona »

Search Begins for Queens' Next Poet Laureate

Published poets who live in and write about Queens are encouraged to apply by April 24.

Civic Center »

CUNY Prof Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Clash That Injured Police, NYPD Says

Eric Linsker, 29, tried to hurl a trash can onto a crowded roadway below him, police said.

Carroll Gardens »

Brooklyn Students Turn Afghan Women's Writing Into Song for Charity

Students are teaming up with a nonprofit for women writers in Afghanistan for the event.

Prospect Heights »

B.Y.O.B. Poetry Series in Prospect Heights Seeks Submissions

"Readings in Color" will invite budding poets to bring stanzas — and wine — to a monthly performance.

Washington Heights »

Spoken Word Group Bringing Poetry Slams to Washington Heights

The group Word at 4F will host bi-monthly slams at local lounge Apt. 78.

SoHo »

'Girls Write Now' Encourages Young Writers to Share Stories

Saturday's storytelling event is the culmination of a yearlong program for teen girls.

Inwood »

Dichter Pharmacy to Celebrate Inwood Anniversary with Poetry and Giveaways

Uptowners can stop in all day May 3 for free pizza and pretzel samples before the 5 p.m. poetry event.

Long Island City »

'Inspired Word' Performance Series Returns to Queens With Weekly Open Mic

The live performance art showcase will host a weekly open mic at COFFEED in Long Island City.

Jackson Heights »

Open Mic Series Gives Translators a Turn Under the Literary Spotlight

Terraza 7 hosts a monthly open mic series for translators.