Upcoming Poetry Readings


January 4, 2024 – 4 PM – 1428 Poets featuring via Zoom

Saturday, February 10th- 10AM-12PM second “Inspirational-Reversal” – poets to read; artists to choose a poem to create an art piece to (art reveal will be in April) at 3351 Hilborn Dr, Fairfield, CA 94534 Offering “Columbia River Gorgeous”

Saturday, February 17th – Sharing 10 minutes of political poetry for the CP via Zoom at 11 AM Eastern / 8 AM Pacific.

Sunday, February 18th – Ekphrastic Reading The Art of a Community at the historic Commandant’s House in conjunction with Benicia Arts. @ 1 Washington St, Benicia, CA 94510. Reading “Keeper of the Light”

Saturday, February 24th – 6-9PM A Night of Cultural Revolt supporting the International Emergency Campaign to Free Iran’s Political Prisoners Now with Mahnaz Badihian, John Curl, Larry Felson, Rafael J. Gonzalez, Sharat Lin, Kirk Lumpkin, Karen Magoon, Steven Rood, Tolbert Small, Raymond Nat Turner, and James Tracy.. Starry Plough @ 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705   Eventbrite

Sunday, March 3 – The Jewish People: Stories, Voices, Visions. The Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum at 734 Marin. Reading a set of Jewish poetry at 5:30 PM. Also giving away copies of Paradise Collectors. 

Saturday, March 16th – 2-4PM “A Poetry Affair”- 12 past and present poets laureate of Solano County with California Poet Laureate followed by an open mic at Fairfield Civic Center Library 1150 Kentucky

Saturday, March 30th – Doors at 7. Show at 7:30 Featuring at Ink and Inspiration, Jezebel’s Emporium 121 E Broadway Ave, Enid, OK 73701

Saturday, April 6th – 9 AM Regents Room at Knight Hall at East Central State University in Ada, Oklahoma. Reading as part of Scissortail Lit Fest. Reading 20 minutes travel poetry.  Schedule located here.

Saturday, April 13th – 10AM-12PM “Inspiration-Reversal” art revealed and poets again read their poems only this time with the art there at 3351 Hilborn Dr, Fairfield, CA 94534

Saturday, April 20th – 8 AM CP Writer’s Group National Poetry Month

June 6 – Interviewing / featuring on OZCAT radio with DJ Lala. 10:30 AM PT. 89.5 FM KZCT. Available worldwide via TuneIn.

June 8th – 3:30 PM – Vallejo waterfront – Makers PopUp with Poets Laureate Kathleen Herrmann and Jacalyn Eyvonne.

June 14th – 1:15 PM – Performing at Solano County Fair with Poets Laureate Kathleen Herrmann and Jacalyn Eyvonne.

July 13th – Woody Guthrie Poets at Woody Guthrie Folk Fest, 11 AM, 407 W Broadway St, Okemah, OK 74859. See website for details. Poetry reading is free to attend.

August 17th – 1:00-3:00PM Featuring at 3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown at Clarion SF at 2 Waverly Place in San Francisco. Co-features TBA.

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