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The 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Reading
The Poetry Project
New York, NY
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The 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Reading
There are three things to consider when the New Year's Day Poetry Marathon sweeps you into its gracefully uncouth embrace - what it is, what it was, and who you will be when it's over. An untamed gathering of the heart's secret, wild nobility - over 140 poets together revealing not just that a better life could exist, but that it already does, sexy and wise, rancorous and sweet, big hearted and mad as hell. An avenging engine of resistance and eager vehicle of the nascent year. The Marathon measures its success through insurrectionist reframings of the universe, an in-it-together courage that crafts a community out of the riot of lineages and traditions we all emerge from. This collective effort also helps fund as many as 65 additional events every year. It's our largest fundraiser, and arguably the most inspired ongoing literary event in the city.

This year's performers include: 75 Dollar Bill, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Aelian/a Nicole Anderson, Aldrin Valdez, Alex Cuff, Ali Power, Andrei Codrescu, Andrew Durbin, Anna Gurton Wachter, Anne Tardos, Anne Waldman and Fast Speaking Music, Anselm Berrigan, Ariel Goldberg, Ariel Resnikoff, Arlo Quint, Asiya Wadud, Baz King, Ben Krusling, Betsy Andrews, Betsy Fagin, Bob Rosenthal, Brenda Coultas, Brendan Lorber, Bruce Andrews and Sally Silvers, CAConrad, Camille Rankine, Carley Moore, Chanice Hughes Greenberg, Chavisa Woods, Che Gossett, Cheryl Clarke, Chia-Lun Chang, Christine Elmo, Church of Betty, Dan Owen, Dave Morse, David Henderson, David Vogen, Dia Felix, Diana Hamilton, Don Yorty, Douglas Dunn, Douglas Rothschild, Ed Askew Band, Ed Friedman, Edgar Oliver, Edmund Berrigan, Edwin Torres, Eileen Myles, Eleni Silkelianos, Elliott Sharp, Emily Brandt, Erica Hunt and Marty Ehrlich, erica kaufman, Ernie Brooks with Peter Zummo and Jeannine Otis, Farnoosh Fathi, Filip Marinovich, Foamola, Francesca DeMusz, Grace Dunham, Hafizah Geter, Hanif Willis- Abdurraqib, Holly Melgard, Jaye Bartell, Jennifer Bartlett, Jenny Zhang, Jess Fiorini, Jim Behrle, Joey de Jesus, John Coletti, John Giorno, John Godfrey, Jonas Mekas, Joseph Keckler, Judah Rubin, Justin Vivian Bond, Kimberly Clark, Laura Henriksen, Lee Ranaldo, Lewis Warsh, Lonely Christopher, Lydia Cortes, Lynne Tillman, M Lamar, Marcella Durand, Marie Buck, Martha King, Martha Wilson, Matt Longabucco, Mel Elberg, Nicole Peyrafitte, Nicole Wallace, Nina Puro, Nurit Tilles, Pamela Sneed, Patricia Spears Jones, Penny Arcade, Phoebe Lifton, Pierre Joris, Purvi Shah, Rachel Levitsky, Rachel Trachtenburg, Reno, Rijard Bergeron, Samita Sinha, Sara Jane Stoner, Sarah Anne Wallen, Sarah Schulman, Saretta Morgan, Sasha Smith, Sharon Mesmer, Shelley Marlow, Shiv Kotecha, Simon Pettet, Simone White, Steve Cannon, Steve Earle, Steven Taylor & Douglas Dunn, Tammy Faye Starlight, Ted Dodson, The Double Yews, Thurston Moore, Todd Colby, Tom Savage, Tommy Pico, Tony Iantosca, Tony Towle, Tonya Foster, Trace Peterson, Tracey McTague, Tracie Morris, Unusual Squirrel, Wendy Xu, Whit Griffin, Will Edmiston, Will Rawls, Wo Chan, Yoshiko Chuma, Yvonne Meier, Yvonne Rainer, and more TBA.

We are wheelchair accessible with assistance & advance notice. For more info email info@poetryproject.org or call (212) 674-0910.

Presale tickets are $20. At the door, general admission tickets will be $25, and member, student, and senior tickets will be $20.


The Poetry Project (View)
131 E 10th St
New York, NY 11225
United States


Arts > Literary
Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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