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Groups in Person

MONDAYS


Contra Costa Poets (cancelled due to excessive heat)
First Monday of every month (including holidays)

7:00 PM to 9 PM
At the home of Deborah Fruchey

125 Conifer Lane, Walnut Creek

Call 925-939-2492 for directions
FREE. A peer critique atmosphere.

Bring 10-12 copies of a poem (or two) to share with the group.

Contact: Robert Eastwood
Boble38@sbcglobal.net

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:

 

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

currently an outdoor event so please bring food or drink if possible and dress appropriately