Poetry of Resilience–From Haiku to Free Verse at Downtown Library

Details and registration here: https://sandiego.librarymarket.com/events/poetry-resilience-haiku-free-verse Join us on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. for a star-studded poetry event at the downtown San Diego Public Library (SDPL). This program, featuring San Diego’s most recognized poets, is part of SDPL’s quarter-long project, The Rebellious Miss Breed: San Diego Public Library and the Japanese American Incarceration. This…

Kids! SDPA Virtual and Hybrid Poetry Workshops for Ages 6-12

Kids writing poetry! Here are two great workshops for kids and families: There is an online event tomorrow afternoon, Nov 2 at 4:00. (Sorry for the late notice).  There is a second hybrid event (online and in person) at the San Ysidro Library on Nov 8.   Below is info and registration for both: Tuesday, November…

Garden Oak Press Reading, Nov. 7

I am so honored to be part of this reading. I hope you can join us in person on Sunday, Nov. 7: Address: Escondido Municipal Gallery262 E. Grand Ave. (@ Juniper St)760-480-4101 Schedule:1 – 2 pmA dizzying presentation of a few of the most recent books published by Garden Oak Press, featuring local San Diego poets…

Bluestocking Books/SDPA Virtual Reading, Aug. 1

Join author/host Curran Jeffery, SDPA Publisher Anthony Blacksher, and Bluestocking Books’ owner Kris Nelson for our next virtual San Diego Poetry Annual reading on Aug. 1 from 5:00 p.m. to 6::30 p.m. 2020-21 published authors will receive priority, followed by previous SDPA published authors and open mic guest readers. Flier, meeting link, event details, and…

SDPA June 11 & 18 Open Readings

Calling all poets, SDPA authors, returning poets, and newcomers! The second round of SDPA 2020-21 virtual anthology readings is upon us! We have two dates available, Friday, June 11 and Friday, June 18. Both of these Zoom readings will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Poets can choose to read at one or both events….

Lee Coulter / Gill Sotu / Michael Klam @ ENA Art Group

Join musician Lee Coulter and poets Gill Sotu and Michael Klam on Saturday, April 10 from 2-4pm at the ENA Art Group showroom, located at 237 Spruce St. Suite B, San Diego, 92103. This National Poetry Month event will celebrate creativity and expression through music, visual art, and written and spoken word. All COVID-19 precautions…

National Poetry Month! SDPA Reading, April 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for our National Poetry Month first reading of the 2020-21 San Diego Poetry Annual. Pre-register for the reading here (to get the Zoom link and general info): Friends of the Library Virtual Author Talk: San Diego Poetry Annual 2020-21 | San Diego Public Library (librarymarket.com) To find out more about the annual, submissions, and…

SDPA 2020-21 published, MOXIE Theatre and The Bench!

MOXIE Theatre & The Electric Company Theatre PresentI And You by Lauren GundersonDirected by Callie Prendiville From MOXIE’s Stage to Your ScreenMarch 5, 2021 is San Diego Poetry Annual Night, featuring post-show Q&A with SDPA’s Michael Klam and Anthony Blacksher! With over 200 productions worldwide and penned by America’s most produced living playwright, I AND YOU is…

Last of 2020 Poets at the Bench featuring Sage and Klam

From Deborah Ramos, host of Poets at the Bench: Please join the global community for our next online Poets at the Bench on Sunday, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m.  I am honored to have two featured poets for the last Zoom bench of the year, Michael Klam and Sage. Sage is a 15-year-old creative, growing up in San Diego, Calif. As a San Diego High…