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New Works Reading Series

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Monica Hand

Hosted several times a season at New York City venues, New Works readings provide poetry lovers with the opportunity to hear emerging and established poets from around the country read from their recently published collections. Typically featuring three authors per evening, recent events have showcased Willie Perdomo, Dawn Lundy Martin, Bettina Judd, Kwame Dawes, Jonathan Moody, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Venus Thrash, Frank X Walker and many more.

Spring 2018 Archive

Safia Elhillo, Adrian Matejka and Ife-Chudeni Oputa
April 19, 7pm
New York University, Lillian Vernon House

Aaron Coleman, Camille Dungy and Shane McCrae
April 10, 6:30pm
The New School, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall

Kamilah Aisha Moon, Marcus Wicker and Yolanda Wisher
February 23, 5pm
New York University, Lillian Vernon House

2017 Archive

Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading: Natalie Graham
December 7, 7pm
New York University, Lillian Vernon House

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Cortney Lamar Charleston and t’ai freedom ford
November 1, 6:30pm
The New School, Wollman Hall

Cameron Awkward-Rich, Tara Betts, Hayes Davis and Nathan McClain
March 3, 5pm
New York University, Lillian Vernon House

Joshua Bennett, Charif Shanahan and Patricia Smith
March 30, 7pm
New York University, Lillian Vernon House

Casey Rocheteau, Clint Smith and John Warner Smith
April 19, 6:30pm
The New School, Starr Foundation Hall


New Works Sponsors: The Brooklyn Museum, Bryant Park’s Word for Word Series, the Graduate Creative Writing Program at The New School, the Graduate Creative Writing Program at New York University, and CUNY/Queens College.

New Works Funders: National Endowment for the Arts; Public Funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council; New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.

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