Poets House

10 River Terr.
Manhattan, NY 10282

Battery Park City


Founded in 1985 by the late US poet laureate Stanley Kunitz and visionary arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House is a 50,000-volume poetry library and literary center that is free and open to the public. A leading presenter of literary events, Poets House hosts more than 200 programs a year for adults and children in New York City and nationwide including the annual Poets House Showcase and Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge. Visit poetshouse.org to find out more.



  • Kid Friendly
  • Free
  • Historic Sites & Landmarks
  • Maritime/Waterfront


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