Monday, April 26, 2010

Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day at Bryant Park

“Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do” - Stephen Spender

Please join us in Bryant Park for the 8th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day, a celebration of poetry by NYC’s student poets.

Every year, talented young writers from schools throughout the city converge in Bryant Park
to share original poems with the public and their peers.

Date: April 29, 2010
Time: 11am to 2pm
Place: Bryant Park Reading Room, 6th Avenue @ 42nd Street

Master of Ceremonies: Daniel Kitrosser, playwright, composer
Plus featured guest poet Taylor Mali
NYC Youth Poet Laureate Zora Howard*

Special guests from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe: Adam Faulkner and Eboni Hogan

Special musical guest: Darian Dauchan and The Mighty Third Rail
Music provided by: DJ Flip Bundles

Presented in cooperation with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, NYC Department of Education, Community Word Project, UrbanWordNYC, and the Office of the Mayor.
* Zora Howard appears courtesy of the NYC Voter Assistance Commission

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