Happy New Year! SDPA Pushcart Nominations & Summation 14

Happy New Year, and congratulations to our Pushcart Prize nominees from San Diego Poetry Annual! __________________________ I’m headed up to Escondido for the final reading of Summation 14 on Jan. 8 (details below). I’m over the moon to have a poem in the collection and to participate alongside the anthology’s extraordinary artists and poets. Robt…

San Diego Poetry Annual + San Diego Writers, Ink @ Inspirations Gallery

Sunday, November 20: SDPA reading and tribute to Seretta Martin from 5-7 pm at Inspirations Gallery • Liberty Station Barracks 16, Suite 204. Here are the details from from Judy Reeves: From 5-7 pm at Inspirations Gallery • Liberty Station Barracks 16, Suite 204, San Diego Writers, Ink and the San Diego Poetry Annual invite…

SDPA Open Reading @ Encinitas Library: Poetry Takeover! Oct. 22

Oct. 22 from 1-4 p.m. (SDPA open reading from 2-4 p.m.): The POETRY TAKEOVER! at Encinitas Library features a San Diego Poetry Annual reading in the Community Room hosted by the legendary Marit Anderson, a KIDS! San Diego Poetry Annual workshop and much more.  Check out the flyer above, and hope to see you in the afternoon on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at…

SDPA Open Reading @ Mission Hills Library w/ Curran Jeffery & Bluestocking Books, Aug. 6

Saturday, Aug.6 from 1-2:30 p.m.: San Diego Poetry Annual reading, hosted by author Curran Jeffery and sponsored by SDPA and Bluestocking Books. All authors, fans of lit arts, and poets looking to publish are welcome. Come to watch, share, and celebrate. Sign up to read by email at mkklam@gmail.com or text (619) 957-3264. Please indicate in your message whether or not you’ve previously…

SDPA Reading (La Jolla 7/23) & Poetry by Ameya Pandit

Saturday, July 23, 2-5 p.m.: San Diego Poetry Annual reading with special guest Jack Webb, founder and director of the Border Voices Poetry Program. Join us at the La Jolla/Riford Library, located at 7555 Draper Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037. Hosted by Seretta Martin, Managing Editor, SDPA. All authors, fans of lit arts, and poets looking to publish are…

Spacebar on Sunday, Acid Vault on Tuesday, Katie Manning on CWP!

On Sunday, May 8 from 3 to 5:30 p.m., I’m delighted to read again with author Joe Milosch at Spacebar Cafe & Wine Bistro, 7454 University Ave, Suite A, La Mesa, CA 91942: 2nd Sunday–Jihmye Poetry-Open Mic in person and on Zoom. Jim Moreno hosts, and Alfred Williams provides tech support for Zoom. Meeting ID: 990 814 5215 and Password: poetvoices _________________________________________________ Then on Tuesday,…

CWP with Karla Cordero, Ying Wu at Palabra, Milosch/Klam in Hillcrest and Spacebar, and Jeeyoon Kim in the News!

Surrounded by rare books, manuscripts and artifacts, Professor Karla Cordero and I sat down in the Wangenheim Room at Central Library to talk about poetry, teaching, and ways to create effective spaces for students and budding writers. Check out the new episode of Central Library’s Conversations with Poets (CWP) below and here: _____________________________________________________- Don’t miss…

End of April Reading with Joe Milosch!

I’ve been invited to read with author Joe Milosch at Mission Hills Library on Saturday, April 30, at 3:30 p.m. I’m honored to share the stage with Joe, a poet who I’ve admired for many years. Joe has published a beautifully crafted book of love poems for his late wife Patsy called A Walk with…