Join the Bowery Poetry team on Monday nights or on Sundays! Support poetry and live events at our legendary Lower East Side venue and unique non-profit.

We need consistent and enthusiastic help with our box office, social media and other general holding down the fort tasks on Monday nights from April till June. Monday nights at Bowery Poetry means the PoetNY series and the Bowery Slam. For more information on these programs, please check out our website: or contact We could also use help on Sundays from 2:30 to 6 pm or from 5 pm to 11. Sunday programming is includes poetry readings, staged readings and plays, and music shows.

The internship is unpaid but the perks are many, including:

– free admission to all Bowery Poetry events
– constant opportunities to hone performance skills
– a special intern reading
– performances by many poets and musicians at this thriving hub
– support for special projects, such as Bowery Poetry chapbooks
– venue skills you can take elsewhere
– scholarships for our workshops with star poets


  • Availability on Mondays from about 5 pm to about 11 pm
  • Commitment to Bowery Arts + Science’s mission statement, which is to encourage cooperation among and advancement of artists and cultural workers; to develop and produce works by emerging poets and performers; and to promote the exploration, improvement, and advancement of the arts as a changemaking force in society.
  • Openness to many artistic styles and forms of poetic expression
  • A respect for all poets
  • Must be anti-racist and anti-homophobic
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Instagram skills a plus
  • Desire to perform your own work a plus
  • Zine making skills a plus

Please send a resumé & brief letter of interest / introduction to:

Liz Peters
Program Manager
Bowery Poetry
(707) 486-8228

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