Monday, January 18, 2016

Cozy Up with Word for Word Winter Poetry

You don't have to wait until Spring to enjoy poetry readings with the Bryant Park Reading Room. On the third Tuesday of each month, through April, indoor poetry sessions will be held at Kinokuniya Bookstore (1073 Avenue of the Americas). The readings are free and open to all, across the street from Bryant Park.

The readings kick off on Tuesday, January 19 at 6pm with readers from Ugly Duckling Presse. The series continues with poets from Indolent Books-HIV Here and Now Project, New York Quarterly Books and Nightboat Books.


Tuesday, January 19, 6pm
Tuesday, February 16, 6pm
Featuring the poets of  Indolent Books- HIV Here & Now Project:
Michael Broder, Rickey Laurentiis, Lonely Christopher, Sarah Sarai, Jee Leong Koh, Debora Lidov

Tuesday, March 15, 6pm
Featuring the poets of NYQ Books:
Amanda J. Bradley, Monique Ferrell, Ted Jonathan, Maria Lisella

Tuesday, April 19, 6pm
Featuring the poets of Nightboat Books:
Felix BernsteinE. Tracy GrinnellPaolo JavierCole Swensen

The Bryant Park Reading Room will reopen to the public on April 1. Sponsored by HSBC Bank since its inception in 2003, the Reading Room provides free use of newspapers, magazines, books, and children’s literature to anyone who drops by. We are currently putting together the 2016 Word for Word series, which will include author appearances, poetry readings, children’s events, Reel Talks, and much more. Keep informed by checking our events calendar at

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