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Great news! We made the list of the top 10 most liked poetry readings in the Los Angeles area. Number 7 to be precise. Here's the link for the article... > http://www.examiner.com/list/the-top-10-most-liked-poetry-readings-of-los-angeles-2014

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:

Saturday, March 7th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop + Fourth Planning Meeting for the 2015 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival

Saturday, March 14th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, March 21st, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: DON E. THOMPSON, DENISE R. WEUVE, & CHARLIE ZERO + Open Reading

Saturday, March 28th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop + Final Planning Meeting for the 2015 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival

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2015 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 4th, 3 to 5 pm - Big Open Reading (All readers will receive prizes) + Special Appearance by A BAND CALLED WORDS

Saturday, April 11th, 3 to 5 pm - Broadside Contest (To be eligible for the $50 prize, email one poem of fewer than 50 lines to kingfisher1031@charter.net by April 10th) + Special Appearance by TBA

Saturday, April 18th, 3 to 5 pm - Chapbook Contest (To be eligible for the $100 prize, email 10 poems totalling no more than 2015 words to kingfisher1031@charter.net by April 17th) + Special Appearance by TBA

Saturday, April 25th, 2 to 4 pm - Publication reading for the Altadena Poetry Review hosted by editor Thelma T. Reyna at the Altadena Senior Center


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

Saturday, May 9th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: ED ROSENTHAL, MAJA TROCHIMCZYK & LUIS VILLALOBOS + Open Reading 

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

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

Saturday, May 30th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in SGVPQ 66 (Email up to three poems of any length to kingfisher1031@charter.net by May 16th)

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Saturday, June 6th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, June 13th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, June 20th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TBA, TBA, & TBA + Open Reading

Saturday, June 27th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

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Saturday, July 4th - NO MEETING

Saturday, July 11th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, July 18th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TBA, TBA, & TBA + Open Reading

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

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Saturday, August 1st, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, August 8th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TBA, TBA, & TBA + Open Reading

Saturday, August 15th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, August 22nd, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop

Saturday, August 29th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in SGVPQ 67 (Email up to three poems of any length to kingfisher1031@charter.net by August 15th)

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All events FREE, as always.

Hope to see you there,
Don