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The Unterberg Poetry Center

(212) 415-5760
Contact Name: 
Bernard Schwartz
Type: Reading Venue, Writing Center

Located at the 92nd Street Y, Unterberg Poetry Center hosts a reading series of approximately thirty events each year, most of which are held in 92Y's 917-seat Kaufmann Concert Hall. A separate lecture series, Biographers and Brunch, features literary biographers exploring the lives of their subjects. The center also offers classes on the craft of writing and how to get published, as well as sponsoring the annual "Discovery"/Boston Review poetry contest, which includes publication in the Boston Review and a reading at the Poetry Center.

Address: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
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Upcoming Events
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October 26, 2014 - 9:00am
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October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm
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October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
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October 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
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October 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
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