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poetry news for the far East Bay

Groups in Person

 

TUESDAYS:

Poets Society

 

FOURTH TUESDAY EACH MONTH

7 pm to 9 pm
meeting at the home of
Jan Hersh: 643 Contada Circle

Danville  peer critique group:

please bring 10-12 copies of poems for feedback
Contact: Bob Eastwood
boble38@sbcglobal.net

 

 

WEDNESDAYS:

Napa Valley Writers

Second Wednesdays 7 to 9 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church, 1625 Salvador Avenue, Napa

 

Whistle Stop Writers (possibly moving to Thursdays?)
Fourth Wednesday each month:
moving back to

Swirl on the Square, 21 S. Livermore Ave
Livermore - 7 pm

Host: Cynthia Patton  

LivermorePoetLaureate@gmail.com

 

THURSDAYS:

 

OZCAT Poetry at 89.5 FM
Fourth Thursday, meet 10:00 AM
1026 Georgia St, Vallejo, arrive by 10:00 am.
Door at bottom right of home.
email to: skipperwicky@gmail.com.

Host: Tom Stanton

 

Fridays:

 

Benicia Writer’s Salon (hybrid)
First & Third Friday each Month
2-4pm/

Edna Clyne Room/Benicia Public Library

Bring a piece of writing to share and receive positive feedback.

Poetry or very short prose (600 words max)
Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/95750050409
We also spend 20 minutes writing to a prompt. Everyone is welcome!

 

SATURDAYS:

 

Carnegie Poetry on Saturday Series
2:00 p.m.

(Live and Free)

Please join us  at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, CA  from 2:00-3:00 p.m. for a poetry reading , with Open Mic Time following the featured poets. This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided. 

 
 
Bay Area Poets Coalition 
First Saturday of the month in person, 2-4 pm
Strawberry Creek Lodge
1320 Addison St, Berkeley
between Acton & Bonar Street
Park on street, NOT in the lot!
3-5 minutes per reader
hosted by Wulf Losee/Facilitated by Jeanne Lupton
Second Saturday is on Zoom
1 to 2:30 pm
25 open mic slots (3-4 min)

 email bapc.poetalk@gmail.com to sign up for open

Listeners welcome
Zoom link emailed a week before
Host: John Rowe

rowepoet@yahoo.com

Queen Bean Poetry Night
FIRST SATURDAY EACH MONTH
5:30  to 7:30 pm
Queen Bean Coffee House!
 1126 - 14th St Modesto, CA
209-521-8000
host: Melchor Sahagun III

https://www.facebook.com/queenbeancoffeehouse