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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, March 25th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by PATRICK THOMAS JEFFRIES & BARRY SCHWAM

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2017 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL!


Saturday, April 1st, 3 to 5 pm - National Poetry Month Kickoff BIG OPEN READING hosted by LORNA ALKANA, SEVEN DHAR & LK STANLEY. Prizes galore!
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Saturday, April 8th, 3 to 5 pm - 2017 SGVPF POETRY SLAM hosted by DJ Poets GARY JUSTICE & JAIMES PALACIO. Prizes galore!
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Saturday, April 15th, 3 to 5 pm - 2017 SGVPF POETRY BROADSIDE CONTEST (Email up to 3 poems, each poem no more than 50 lines in length including stanza breaks, and a 50 word bio to kingfisher1031@charter.net by April 8th. Winner gets $25 and 25 copies of their poem broadsided.) + Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by THELMA T. REYNA
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Saturday, April 22nd, 3 to 5 pm - 2017 SGVPF POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST (Email 10 poems, each poem no more than 50 lines in length including stanza breaks, and a 50 word bio to kingfisher1031@charter.net by April 8th. Winner gets $50 and 25 copies of their poems chapbooked.) + Deep Critique Poetry Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
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Saturday, April 29th, 3 to 5 pm - 2017 SGVPF POETRY BOOK CONTEST (Email 25 poems, each poem no more than 50 lines in length including stanza breaks, and a 50 word bio to kingfisher1031@charter.net by April 8th. Winner gets $100 and 25 copies of their poems booked.) + Featured Poets: MICHELLE BITTING, ALEXIS RHONE FANCHER & ELLARAINE LOCKIE with Open Reading

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Saturday, May 6th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by TBA
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Saturday, May 13th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
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Saturday, May 20th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: SEVEN DHAR, WILLIAM A. GONZALEZ & TBA + Open Reading
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Saturday, May 27th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by JAMES EVERT JONES

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Saturday, June 3rd, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by CINDY RINNE
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Saturday, June 10th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)

Saturday, June 17th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: Poets published in SPECTRUM 10: LONG POEM DEN (Send up to three poems, each between 40 to 100 lines in length including stanza breaks, and a 50 word bio to kingfisher1031@charter.net by May 27th)
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Saturday, June 24th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by ANNA URENA & DRYLAND POETS

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All events FREE, as always.


Hope to see you there,
Don