Empire State Center for the Book

Pop Up Reading Series

SEPT 24, 2017

1:00 - 4:30 PM

Free and open to the public. Held in Governors Island Quarters 4B, on Nolan Park.


XXO Reading ft. DJ Ashtrae and All His Friends

Oct 13, 2017

7:00 PM

A hot night of poetry by DJ Ashtray, Mel Elberg, Omotara James, Carina del Valle Schorske, Maria-Fernanda Snellings and Tanya Zamirovskaya.

Light refreshments.

Selected Previous Events


Poetry Conversations: A Reading at Cave Canem with Camille Rankine, Brooklyn Nov 14, 2016

Say Yes Electric Collective, Three's Brewing, Brooklyn Jan 21, 2017

The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church, NYC, Feb 1, 2017

COUPLET - a Quarterly Reading Series & Social, The Delancey, NYC April 21, 2017

Poetic Queens with Newton Literary, Queens Library at Sunnyside branch, Queens April 8, 2017

Writing Across Cultures: A Reading at Cave Canem with Joseph O. Legaspi, Brooklyn May 2, 2017

The Recluse #13 Launch Party, The Poetry Project, St Mark's Church, NYC May 24, 2017

Lamprohonic: Emerging Writers Series, Bar Thalia, NYC June 2, 2017

Open Studio 2017: SOMA Artists Studio Tour with Ananda Lima, Maplewood NJ June 4, 2017

Newton Literary: Issue 10 Launch Reading, Socrates Sculpture Park, June 25, 2017

Honeysuckle Magazine: HERS issue Launch, Norwood Club NYC, July 26, 2017

2017 Lambda Literary Writer's Retreat Reading Series, West Hollywood Library, WEHO Aug 9, 2017

In This Body: with Say Yes Electric Collective & Seventh Wave, Dixon Place Brooklyn, Aug 15, 2017

The Other Side of Violet Anthology Release Party, Great Weather for Media, NYC Aug 17, 2017

Cool As F*** Reading Series, Brooklyn May 22, 2017

Poetry 99 - Monthly Poetry Reading Series, Brooklyn Sept 11, 2017



Queens Writes Weekend: "Write Without Fear" workshop with Newton Literary, Queens May 20, 2017