Amplifying Fresh Voices in Literature


Co-produced by Lamprophonic and Summer on the HudsonAmpLit Fest is a free, daylong festival that brings authors of all backgrounds, styles, and levels of recognition to center stage. With readings, workshops, panels, and a community market, AmpLit Fest makes one of life’s most solitary acts — writing — a public celebration.


The 2016 AmpLit Fest was held on June 11. To see videos and pictures from the day, visit our media page


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Where is AmpLit Fest?

AmpLit Fest is held on the W 70th Street Pier in Riverside Park South. Check out Summer on the Hudson for a host of events along the pier all summer long, and be sure to stop by Pier i Cafe for food, drinks, great people- and sunset-watching!