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Poetry reading venues in NYC

Browse through our comprehensive list of different venues, bookstores, cafes, libraries, and art centers that host poetry reading events.

(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA
10:02 Lounge & Restaurant
806 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10460, USA
2A
25 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
440 Gallery
440 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
ANT Bookstore and Cafe
345 Clifton Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011, USA
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Amarachi
189 Bridge St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Apexart
291 Church St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Artefix New York
38-02 61st St, Woodside, NY 11377, USA
Arthouse Hotel New York City
2178 Broadway, W 77th St, New York, NY 10024, USA
Asian American Writer's Workshop
112 W 27th St #600, New York, NY 10001, USA
BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
BDA Studios
265 W 37th St #203, New York, NY 10018, USA
BK Yoga Club
247 Water St #305, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
BRIC
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
Baby Brasa
173 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014, USA
Bar None
98 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop
141 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Bierwax
556 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Book Culture 112th
536 W 112th St, New York, NY 10025, USA
Book Culture Columbus
450 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024, USA
Books are Magic
225 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery, New York, NY 10012, USA
Branded Saloon
603 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Broadway Comedy Club
318 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Bronx Native Market
866 Hunts Point Ave, The Bronx, NY 10474, USA
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Brooklyn Poets
61 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Brooklyn Public Library - Williamsburgh Branch
240 Division Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Bryant Park Reading Room
W 42nd St, New York, NY 10018, USA
Buttenwieser Hall
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA
Butter & Scotch
818 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
CSSBK
154 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, USA
Cafe con Libros
724 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA
Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute
120 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035, USA
Cave Canem
20 Jay St #310, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Ceremony
224 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
Chelsea Music Hall
407 W 15th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Chinatown Soup
16 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Colonel's Row, Governors Island
Hay Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA
Comedy Cellar
1267, 117 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Comic Strip Live
1568 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Community Bookstore
143 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
Crystal Lake Brooklyn
647 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
DTUT
1744 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA
Deepak HomeBase
888 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
Drexler's
9 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
Duzer's Local Cafe + Market
387 Van Duzer St, Staten Island, NY 10304, USA
Dweck Center - Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
EastVille Comedy Club
487 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
Elizabeth Street Garden
Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Fashion Institute of Technology
227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
Fat Black Pussycat
130 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Figureworks
168 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Five Spot Soulfood
459 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA
Friends and Lovers
641 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Godwin-Ternbach Museum
Klapper Hall, Queens College, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
Gotham Comedy Club
208 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
Greenlight Bookstore (PLG)
632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
Grey Lady
77 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Hamilton Hall
Hamilton Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA
Harlem Wine Room
3454 Broadway, New York, NY 10031, USA
Hauser & Wirth
548 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Hell Phone
247 Varet St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
Hinterlands Bar
739 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA
Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Hunter College
695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
KGB Bar
85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Karma
51 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003, USA
Kinokuniya Bookstore
1073 6th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Lehman Stages Studio Theater
250 Bedford Park Blvd W, The Bronx, NY 10468, USA
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Lewis Howard Latimer House Museum
34-41 137th St, Flushing, NY 11354, USA
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 W 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Littlefield
635 Sackett St, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
Local138
138 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Londel's
2620 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030, USA
Lowenstein Hall
113 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Lucky Jack's
129 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002, USA
McNally Jackson Books Prince Street
52 Prince St, New York, NY 10012, USA
McNally Jackson Books Williamsburg
76 N 4th St Unit G, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA
MetroTech Center
MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Mon Amour Coffee and Wine
234 W 238th St, Bronx, NY 10463, USA
Mottley Kitchen
402 E 140th St, The Bronx, NY 10454, USA
Muchmore's
2 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Mulberry Street Library
10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Music Inn World Instruments
169 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014, USA
NYPL - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
NYU Bookstore
726 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, USA
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10458, USA
New York Comedy Club East Village
8904, 85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
New York Comedy Club Midtown
241 E 24th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
New York Public Library - Mulberry Street
10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012, USA
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
8 W 8th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009, USA
Oppa Bar
162 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014, USA
Otto's Shrunken Head
538 E 14th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
POWERHOUSE Archway
28 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza W, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Phil’s
695 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
Playground Coffee Shop
1114 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA
Pushkin Hall
165 W 86th St, New York, NY 10024, USA
Q.E.D.
27-16 23rd Ave, Queens, NY 11105, USA
Queens Center Of The Arts
198-20 Linden Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11412, USA
Recess
46 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA
Red Pipe Cafe
71-60 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY 11375, USA
Residencia
55 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11226, USA
River Park (Bronx)
Boston Rd, The Bronx, NY 10460, USA
Rudolf Steiner School NYC
15 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075, USA
SOHO Playhouse
15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Secret Loft
137 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Shakespeare and Co.
2020 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA
Silvana
300 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026, USA
Social 59 Eatery & Lounge
512 59th St, West New York, NJ 07093, USA
Spoonbill & Sugartown Booksellers
99 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
St. Mark’s Church
131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Starr Bar
214 Starr St, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
Strand Book Store
Strand Book Store, New York, NY 10003, USA
SubCulture
45 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA
The Algonquin Hotel
59 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
The Back Room
102 Norfolk St, New York, NY 10002, USA
The Bell House
149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
The Brooklyn Rail
253 36th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232, USA
The Center for Book Arts
28 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
The Compound CoWork Space
The Compound Cowork, Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA
The Creek & The Cave
10-93 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA
The Culture Center
410 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024, USA
The Dumbo Loft
155 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
The Graham
151 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
The Green Room 42
570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
The Greene Space
44 Charlton St, New York, NY 10014, USA
The Grisly Pear
107 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012, USA
The Home of Wallson Glass
4761 Broadway, New York, NY 10034, USA
The Juicy Box
2281 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
The Lantern
Ground Floor, 167 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, USA
The Living Gallery Outpost
246 E 4th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park S, New York, NY 10003, USA
The New York Public Library - Roosevelt Island
524 Main St, New York, NY 10044, USA
The Parkside Lounge
317 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA
The Poetry Project
131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
The Poets House
10 River Terrace, New York, NY 10282, USA
The Village Underground
130 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012, USA
The Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy
4199 Webster Ave, The Bronx, NY 10470, USA
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
55 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Thought Catalog
190 N 10th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Toast
1130 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA
Tompkins Square Library
331 E 10th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
Tranzit
346 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018, USA
Triad Theater
158 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Two Boots Williamsburg
558 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Union Hall
702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
555 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA
Von Bar
3 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA
Wendy's Subway
379 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA
West Side Comedy Club
201 W 75th St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Williamsburg Music Center
367 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Word Up Cafe
652 Pennsylvania Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA
Work Heights
650 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA
Zinc Bar
82 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012, USA
espresso 77
35-57 77th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372, USA
iNINE Bistro
53 Bruckner Blvd, The Bronx, NY 10454, USA