The Paterson Poetry Festival is the Superbowl for poets and poetry lovers. There is something for everyone.

Whether you’re a vendor, a car enthusiast, or shopper, you’ll find something to love.

Show up to the Paterson Poetry Festival IN PERSON on

October 1 - 2 to 200 Grand St. Paterson, NJ. United States!

Or Join us virtually on October 3!

Register for Virtual Festival October 3, 2022
Open Mic
- SLAM Contest
- Youth Poetry Contest by submission
- Poetry in Motion Car Show
- Master Classes
- Homage hour (Speak Series)
- Vendors
- Food
- Lit Land (interactive place for very young children)
- Free books and activities for all

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