13th Annual PoetryFest

Presented in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU



Dec 1, 2022 – Dec 4, 2022



Irish Arts Center 
726 11th Avenue 
Hell's Kitchen, NYC


Brimming with verse and conversation, PoetryFest has for 13 years brought “literary revelry” (New Yorker) to audiences across NYC. Curated by Nick Laird with guest curator Katie Raissian, the weekend-long festival is a haven away from our world of fast online verbiage, celebrating the value of sitting and listening to words written with sharpened care, intent, and nuance by today's foremost poets.

“PoetryFest brings together writers from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss, read from and generally cheer on the enduring poetic community of Ireland”—TIME OUT NEW YORK




Lead event partner: The Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation. Additional support generously provided by Culture Ireland, Tourism Ireland, and Mary Lou and Joe Quinlan.

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; the Ireland Funds; the Shubert Foundation, Inc.; the Irish Institute of New York; the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, New York; the Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation; Northern Ireland Bureau; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; British Council; Morgan Stanley; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.


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