Poetry Salon

Created and hosted by poet and former Greenlight bookseller Angel Nafis, Greenlight’s Poetry Salon welcomes locally and nationally celebrated poets for an intense and joyful evening of wine, poetry, and performance.  Since its launch in 2012, the Salon series has hosted poets including Jericho Brown, Mahogany L. Browne, Eduardo Corral, Kevin Coval, Jay Deshpande, Natalie Diaz, R. Erica Doyle, Cornelius Eady, Safia Elhillo, Shira Erlichman, Tarfia Faizulla, Megan Falley, Thomas Fucaloro, Jessica Greenbaum, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Tonya Ingram, Ishmael Islam, Stevie Edwards, Jeff Kass, Sarah Kay, Mike Lala, Rickey Laurentiis, Cynthia Lowen, Jamaal May, Rachel McKibbens, Anis Mojgani, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Jose Olivarez, Gregory Pardlo, Morgan Parker, Tommy Pico, Casey Rocheteau, Patrick Rosal, Danez Smith, Patricia Smith, Bianca Stone, Samantha Thornhill, Geoff Kagan Trenchard, Jeanann Verlee, Ocean Vuong, and Tiphanie Yanique.

Upcoming Events:

Fort Greene store:
Wednesday, April 12, 7:30 PM
Greenlight Poetry Salon
Hosted by Angel Nafis
Featuring Anders Carlson-Wee, Kai Carlson-Wee, Tommy Pico and Airea D. Matthews

Check the event Facebook page to RSVP and see updated information!


Prospect Lefferts Gardens store:
Wednesday, May 31, 7:30 PM
Greenlight Poetry Salon
Hosted by Angel Nafis
Featuring poets TBA

Check back for more information about featured poets!