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SCHEDULE

If you're interested in being a featured poet for Saturday Afternoon Poetry, be sure to check the schedule below for openings (wherever you see TBA), and email a sample of your poetry and your chosen date to kingfisher1031@charter.net. Also check out the poetic links at lower left for 134 other worthwhile poetry ventures.

Hey So Cal Poets,

Saturday Afternoon Poetry is here for you! We meet EVERY Saturday in the backroom of the Santa Catalina Branch of the Pasadena Public Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd. between 3pm and 5pm. Here's our schedule:

REMAINING 2014 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL EVENTS

Thursday, April 24th, 6:30 to 8:45 pm - DEAD POETS SOCIETY PT.1 hosted by DON KINGFISHER CAMPBELL featuring a full screening of WANDA COLEMAN: GENIUS. with director BOB BRYAN plus TERESA MEI CHUC, BEVERLY M. COLLINS, CHRISTY DAVIS, REGINA HIGGINS, KIMA JONES, LALO KIKIRIKI, and CHRIS WESLEY reading some of Wanda's poems @ the Donald Wright Auditorium inside the Pasadena Public Library on 285 E. Walnut St.

Friday, April 25th, 7 to 9:30 pm - ZZYZX POETRY READING hosted by KIMBERLY COBIAN @ Holy Grounds Coffee & Tea on 5371 Alhambra Ave. in Los Angeles

Saturday, April 26th, 3 to 5 pm - DEAD POETS SOCIETY PT.2 hosted by CALOKIE and featuring screening of excerpts from HOWL plus poets reading poems by HY BAKER, MICHAEL J. CLUFF, DONN DEEDON, LYDIA DEVENPORT, ERICA ERDMAN, LYNNE BRONSTEIN reading FRANCEYE, ERIKA WILK reading KAREN KLINGMAN, PETE JUSTUS reading JACK SHAFER, JULIE LARSON reading ROSALEE THOMPSON, NEVA WALLACE, and TERRY McCARTY reading SCOTT WANNBERG with an Open Reading @ Santa Catalina Branch Library on 999 E. Washington Blvd. in Pasadena

Sunday, April 27th, 2 to 4 pm - POETRY & COOKIES anthology publishing reading @ Altadena Public Library on 600 E. Mariposa St.

END OF FESTIVAL

Saturday, May 3rd, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, May 10th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TERESA MEI CHUC, CHRISTINA FOSKEY & MARY TORREGROSSA + Open Reading

Saturday, May 17th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 24th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, May 31st - CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Saturday, June 7th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in SGVPQ 62 (Deadline to send up to 3 poems of any length for this Spring 2014 Issue to kingfisher1031@charter.net is May 31st)

Saturday, June 14th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

SPECIAL EVENT: Thursday, June 19th, 6:30 to 8:45 pm in Donald Wright Auditorium inside the Pasadena Main Library on 285 E. Walnut St.- SPARRING WITH BEATNIK GHOSTS #55 featuring STEVE ABEE, JIM BABWE, CALOKIE, DON KINGFISHER CAMPBELL, MARVIN LOUIS DORSEY, JOE GARDNER, RAUNDI KAI-MOORE KONDO, JANE ORMEROD, LISA MARIE SANDOVAL, MATT SEDILLO, MIKEL WEISSER, and DANIEL YARYAN

Saturday, June 21st, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, June 28th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: RUTH BAVETTA, ROBERT MORGAN FISHER & KARINEH MAHDESSIAN + Open Reading

Saturday, July 5th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, July 12th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, July 19th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TYLER DUPUIS, PHIL TAGGART & DENISE WALSH + Open Reading

Saturday, July 25th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 2nd, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, August 9th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured:MICHAEL GONZALEZ, TANYA OHANIAN & TBA + Open Reading

Saturday, August 16th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 23rd, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop 

All events FREE, as always.


Hope to see you there,
Don