New Works

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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.


New Works Sponsors: The New School and New York University.

New Works Funders: Amazon Literary Partnership Poetry Fund in partnership with the Academy of American Poets; Consolidated Edison Company of New York; National Endowment for the Arts; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; and New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.