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Jersey City Poetry Festival

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

The JCAC’s Literary Arts Committee has brought together dozens of poets with local as well as national and international renown, for the first annual Jersey City Poetry Festival.  There are more than a dozen events, from open mics to workshops, all over the city.

The Festival kicks off on Saturday April 21 with an opening reception and Viral Verse: Genre Night Reading featuring Suzanne Parker at St Matthews Lutheran Church on Wayne St, and concludes on Sunday April 29 with the JC Slam Finals at Harborside Atrium.

A full calendar of events can be found at https://jcpoetryfestival2018.sched.com/

Ticket prices are capped at $15, and many events are free – but capacity is limited at most venues.


April 21 @ 8:00 am
April 29 @ 5:00 pm


Various Locales
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States + Google Map