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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.

Midtown »

Poetry Series and Writing Workshop Come to Bryant Park Reading Room

A dozen poets and a pair of college writing counselors will visit Bryant Park this fall.

Jamaica »

Poets to Read in Swahili and Other Languages During Jamaica Festival

Central Library is Jamaica will host its first international poetry festival this Saturday.

Bed-Stuy »

'For Colored Girls' Playwright Supports Bed-Stuy Block Association

The poet and playwright whose work inspired the film "For Colored Girls" is performing on Friday.

East Village »

Bowery Poetry Founder Celebrates Renovated Digs at Performance

Bowery Poetry, which was closed for almost a year, reopened with a new look and new name.

Long Island City »

Writer Asks Queens Residents to Type Line of Poetry for Art Project

Gabriel Cabrera, the poetry editor of Newtown Literary, has collected more than 100 lines of poetry.

Upper East Side »

Menstrual Poetry Slam to Be Held Next Month at Upper East Side College

The reading will be part of a menstruation conference at Marymount Manhattan College.

Kew Gardens »

Kew Gardens Coffee Shop Hopes to Offer Taste of Local Art Scene

Odradeks, on Austin Street, is looking to expand its literary and music events.

Jackson Heights »

Award-Winning Poet Finds Home in Jackson Heights' Growing Scene

Norman Stock is trying to make a name for himself in the  poetry world.

East Village »

Nuyorican Poets Cafe Uses Live-Streaming to Reach Worldwide Audience

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe is now streaming events in real time around the world.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Poetry Festival Looking to Expand

The series is an exchange of ideas between experienced and inexperienced poets, its organizer said.

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