Our 8th Year Poetry Festival Celebration in HARLEM!
Help showcase the poetic talents of our community on (Saturday September 17th)! We invite you to come out to the beautiful Jackie Robinson Park, There is plenty of space to be socially distant, and you can enjoy the festivities with a blanket, sit on the benches or stand and enjoy the show!
JOIN US for a poetry reading by members of our community hosted by Bob McNeil. Everyone is encouraged to participate!
From 7pm We will have an open mic !
Underground Books will also offer a poetry chapbook creation station for kids 2-92 (select your favorite Harlem Renaissance Poetry and Make your own book!)
We will be offering a small tutorial virtually on how you can make your own poetry chapbooks and how to teach others!
Every performer will receive 5-7 minutes online. Please send a 3 line bio and a sample of your work to Bob McNeil . We look forward to rewarding everyone in the poetic arts to join us for the beginning of a new Harlem Renaissance. We can't wait to see what you have to offer, and look forward to hearing your poems on stage!
Please send an email to Bob McNeil to Sign Up Now!
The Jackie Robinson Bandshell Gallery
Look at the beautiful stage!
How to Get There:
Saturday September 16, 2023 3-7pm
Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell
85 Bradhurst Ave
New York, NY 10030
Take the A,B,C,D Subways to 145th St and walk one block east down the stairs and left onto Bradhurst Avenue and into the park.
Take the 3 Express Subway to 148th Street Lenox Terminal and walk two blocks west to Bradhurst Avenue and turn left into the park.
NYC PARKS INFORMATION
Send us your information so that we sign you up beforehand! We look forward to seeing your work and hearing your poems on stage! Happy Jackie Robinson Poetry Day! Submit at Undergbooks@gmail.com
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