Second Sunday Spoken Word Second_Sunday_Spoken_Word_Art_on_the_Terrace

Second Sunday Spoken Word is the first and only regularly scheduled monthly event devoted to the Spoken Word. We welcome all writers, including lyricists, to share their work on the second Sunday of every month. We believe in speaking out and are dedicated to giving people a voice. We are open to all readers, genres, and formats.

Suggested Donation $2


3-5 pm Spoken Word – original poetry, fiction, and non-fiction

5-6 pm Singers, songwriters, and other acoustic musicians


Performers may sign up in advance by contacting Robin Lampman at: LampmanRobin @  If there are open slots, you may add your name to the sign up sheet on the day of the event.

Second Sunday Spoken Word  

Every Second Sunday from 3-6 pm
Art on the Terrace Gallery,  776 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Updated information will be posted about 2 weeks before the event.

Second Sunday Spoken Word November 12th, 3-6 p.m.

Art on the Terrace 776 Richmond Terrace

On Sunday November 12th at 3 p.m., “Sonneteers, Songwriters, Rappers, and Ranters” will gather at Art on the Terrace to share original writing and to discuss the many forms that thought takes. Writers will include Pinky the Poet, Margaret Persons, Druanne Dillon, John Bostrom, Dan Icolari, Matt Karim, Julius Wasserstein, Emily Ward, and Elizabeth Hoff.

Music by Dennis Grren and Hiroko Otani will follow the readings. All ages are welcome and light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact SICC Literary Chairperson Robin Lampman at

Robin Lampman is a published poet and an educator with thirty-five years of experience teaching in universities, high schools, and elementary schools. Read More


This program is made possible from the Decentralization Program,  regrant program of the New York Council on the Arts and with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by Staten Island Arts.

For more information or to sign up to read, contact the  SICC Literary Chairperson at or visit

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Art on the Terrace
776 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301

Gallery Hours:

Friday – 5:00pm to 8:00pm (summer only)
Saturdays and Sundays – 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Second Saturdays & Reception Days – 12:00pm to 9:00pm