Ying Wu

Poet and host of San Diego’s Gelato Poetry Series

Sharon Elise

Poet, professor and department chair of sociology at CSU San Marcos

Last call to publish in 2018 SDPA, Hafez Day and P&A Nov. 10

Last call to publish in the 2018 San Diego Poetry Annual.  Deadline is Oct. 15. Find all the details here. Join us for Hafez Day downtown at the Central Library on Thursday, Oct 12.  Come read and enjoy the celebration.  Please click to see the attached flier and RSVP here. Rise Up 2 at the…

Rise Up Get Down 2 at the Casbah, and P&A moves to Nov. 10

Saturday, Sept. 16: Poetry and political action at the Casbah! Rise Up Get Down 2 is a fundraiser for political progress. The first one drew 300+ people and is a great event to meet and greet. The Casbah and Raise Progress present: Rise Up Get Down 2 7:30 p.m. doors open 7:30 – 8:30 p.m….

Alex Salazar

Spoken word poet, P&A People’s Choice winner

Dana Gioia

Poet Laureate of California, critic, author, professor of poetry

Upcoming Events

Palabra at La Bodega, Poetry & Art on June 23 at SDAI (featuring Ant Black, SDPA editors and anthology readers) and more Klam and Jazz combos

Adam Greenfield

Podcast producer, poet and host of Verbatim Poets Society

National Poetry Month

$1,000 Steve Kowit Poetry Prize Ceremony, Get Rich Slow Scheme, Vermin on the Mount, Page to Canvas to Stage, Next Poetry & Art

Leon Alexander

Poet and winner of People’s Choice Poem Performance Award