Year in Review

January 20th: The Typewriter Project launches at Story!

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January 25th: The Poetry Brothel Brothel: Medicine Show features Rachel Zucker and inaugurates our partnership with Doc’s All Natural Spirits!

February 14th: The Poetry Society of New York hosts a special Valentine’s Day event at Story.

February 22nd: The Poetry Brothel: Mardi Gras features Karen Abbott.

March 6th: PSNY’s founders, Stephanie Berger and Nicholas Adamski (aka The Madame and Tennessee Pink) travel to Paris to host the city’s second edition of The Poetry Brothel!

March 22nd: The Poetry Brothel: Bestiary features Matthea Harvey in NYC.

April 26th: The Poetry Brothel’s second annual Dungeon features Cynthia Cruz.

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May 4th-21st: The New York City Poetry Festival raises $12,000 on Kickstarter!

June 5th: The Poetry Society of New York produces Two Genius Husbands, a play by Carina Finn, at Dixon Place.

June 15th-July 19th: The Typewriter Project installation in Tompkins Square Park draws over 3000 passersby to write the longest Exquisite Corpse on record!

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June 25th-28th: The Poetry Brothel is featured at the Electric Forest Festival!

July 25th & 26th: The 5th annual New York City Poetry Festival features Nick Flynn and Patricia Spears Jones, among hundreds of other poets. Check out this coverage by Al Jazeera and The New York Times!

September 12th: Two Genius Husband production at Howl Happening Gallery.

September 27th: The Odyssey Brothel features Jennifer Michael Hecht. The Wooly season begins.

October 15th: Los Angeles Brothel Launch features Daniel Tiffany.

October 18th: San Francisco Brothel Launch features Kim Addonizio.

October 21st: Portland Brothel Launch features Donald Dunbar.

October 25th: Masquerade Brothel features Arielle Greenberg.

October 26th: 501(c)3 status is granted to The Poetry Society of New York.

November 22nd: Duende Brothel features Nick Flynn, Patricia Spears Jones and Gabriel Moreno. And we flew in a Spanish poet/guitarist to participate!

December 1st: The Poetry Society of New York launches a Membership Drive.