Poets House

Type: 
Literary Archive
Reading Venue
Writers Space
Writing Center
Phone: 
(212) 431-7920
Contact Name: 
Paolo Javier, Program Director

Founded in 1985 by the late U.S. poet laureate Stanley Kunitz and arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House is a national poetry library and literary center. Located in Battery Park City, the 11,000-square-foot space houses a 60,000-volume poetry library, a reading room, an exhibition room, and a children’s room, all free and open to the public. Poets House offers a wide range of literary programming, including readings, talks, panels, performances, poetry workshops, and the annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Address: 
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282