Harlem’s Kurtis Blow And First Lady Chirlane McCray To Announce National Youth Poet Laureate

On Wednesday, April 26, First Lady Chirlane McCray will announce the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate at Gracie Mansion in New York. Continue Reading →


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City Of New York Hosts Annual Twitter ‘Poetweet’ Contest

In honor of National Poetry Month, the City of New York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture) will host the annual “PoetweetNYC” Twitter poetry contest. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Kevin Young Is Named New Poetry Editor At The New Yorker

Esteemed poet Kevin Young, an Atlanta resident and professor at Emory University, has been named the new poetry editor at The New Yorker.

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Poets Jessica Care Moore, Brad Walrond, King Thomas Moore At RevBooks In Harlem

Join Jessica Care Moore, Brad Walrond and King Thomas Moore for a day of words spoken at Revolution on Wednesday, December 28th,  7:00pm in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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‘The Poet Of Harlem’ Abiodun Oyewole Harlem (video)

Abiodun sliderWe love  this conversation with The Poet of Harlem, Abiodun Oyewole, his stories of Harlem are price less. The video below is from the folks at Harlem Cultural Archives in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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