52nd CCNY Poetry Festival

Fri, Sep 20, 2024 - 09:00 AM — Fri, Sep 20, 2024 - 05:00 PM
Admission Fee
Event Address
160 Convent Avenue
Event Location
Aaron Davis Hall
Event Details



Poet Pamela Laskin will be the featured guest poet for the 52nd annual City College Poetry Festival held at the Marian Anderson Theater at Aaron Davis Hall. Upwards of 150 students from as many as 50 schools are expected to recite their poems at this year’s festival. The event commences with readings by elementary school students, followed by poets from junior high schools. Beginning around noon, the winners of the festival's citywide high school poetry contest will recite their poems. 

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