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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

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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 to the right for 134 other worthwhile poetry ventures.

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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:

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Saturday, February 13th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop (Bring 12 copies of your poem-in-process.)

Saturday, February 20th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in SPECTRUM 3: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE

Saturday, February 27th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop (Bring your laptop.)

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Saturday, March 5th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop + 3rd Planning Meeting for the 2016 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival

Saturday, March 12th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop (Bring 12 copies of your poem-in-process.)

Saturday, March 19th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in the perfect-bound SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY QUARTERLY #69: WINTER 2016 (Email up to three poems of any length to kingfisher1031@charter.net by February 27th)

Saturday, March 26th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop (Bring your laptop.)

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2016 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 2nd, 3 to 5 pm - Festival Kickoff Big Open Reading hosted by MARVIN DORSEY & MARY TORREGROSSA (All open readers get prizes galore!)

Saturday, April 9th, 3 to 5 pm - Showing of GV28: WHO AM I? WISDOM FROM THE BONES documentary by BOB BRYAN on LUIS J. RODRIGUEZ

Saturday, April 16th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poetry troupe LAS LUNAS LOCAS led by KARINEH MAHDESSIAN

Saturday, April 23rd, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in the perfect-bound SGV 10: 2016's TOP SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETS (For publication consideration, please submit 5 poems of no more than 40 lines each including stanza breaks plus 50 words or less bio in the body of an email message to kingfisher1031@charter.net by 11:59 pm, Saturday, April 2nd. You must be a San Gabriel Valley resident. Each poet published will receive ten copies of the book to sell, a $100 value x 10 poets = $1,000 value!)

Saturday, April 30th, 2 to 4 pm - ALTADENA POETRY REVIEW publication reading hosted by THELMA REYNA at the Altadena Senior Center

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Saturday, May 7th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 14th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop (Bring 12 copies of your poem-in-process.)

Saturday, May 21st, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: JACQUELINE TCHAKALIAN, TBA & TBA + Open Reading

Saturday, May 28th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop (Bring your laptop.)

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Saturday, June 4th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop

Saturday, June11th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop (Bring 12 copies of your poem-in-process.)

Saturday, June 18th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in the perfect-bound SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY QUARTERLY #70: SPRING 2016 (Email up to three poems of any length to kingfisher1031@charter.net by May 28th)

Saturday, June 25th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop (Bring your laptop.)

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All events FREE, as always.


Hope to see you there,
Don