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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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SPECIAL EVENTS for the 2018 SAN GABRIEL VALLEY POETRY FESTIVAL celebrating National Poetry Month!

Saturday, April 21st, 3 to 5 pm - THE BIG PUB sharefest and readaround (Chapbook and book reading and exchange: give out X copies of your chapbook or book, go home with chapbooks/books by X different poets!) hosted by YOU! Plus SPECTRUM 2018 POETRY CHAPBOOK CONTEST winner announced and featured. Winner gets 25 copies of their chapbook at this event.

Saturday, April 28th, 3 to 5 pm - THE BIG SLAM (Performance contest: be ready to perform up to three of your own poems, win prizes!) hosted by KHADIJA ANDERSON and MARVIN LOUIS DORSEY! Plus SPECTRUM 2018 POETRY BOOK CONTEST winner announced and featured. Winner gets 25 copies of their book at this event.
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Saturday, May 5th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by JESSE BLISS
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Saturday, May 12th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
Saturday, May 19th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: TANYA KO HONG & MATT MAULDIN + Open Reading 
Saturday, May 26th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by DON KINGFISHER CAMPBELL
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Saturday, June 2nd, 3 to 5 pm - FIELD TRIP! Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop goes to the Santa Anita Racetrack to create poetry, led by G.T. FOSTER. $5 (fundraiser for Spectrum 15).
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Saturday, June 9th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
Saturday, June 16th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: FERNANDO CASTRO & BEVERLY HIGGINSON + Open Reading
Saturday, June 23rd, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by PEGGY DOBREER
Saturday, June 30th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured:  Poets published in SPECTRUM 15: MISE EN SCENE (Send up to three poems on the subject of films/movies, totalling up to 150 lines in length including stanza breaks, and a 150 words or less bio in the body of an email message or attached in a Word file to donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by June 2nd.)
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Saturday, July 7th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by TBA
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Saturday, July 14th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
Saturday, July 21st, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: MARIA A ARANA & MARY TORREGROSSA + Open Reading
Saturday, July 28th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by ERIKA AYON
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Saturday, August 4th, 3 to 5 pm - Emerging Urban Poets Writing Workshop led by JIM BABWE
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Saturday, August 11th, 3 to 5 pm - Deep Poetry Critique Workshop led by G.T. FOSTER (Bring 15 copies of your poem-in-process.)
Saturday, August 18th, 3 to 5 pm - Featured: LUIVETTE RESTO & MIKE SONKSEN + Open Reading
Saturday, August 25th, 3 to 5 pm - Print & Internet Publishing Workshop led by LOIS P. JONES
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Hope to see you there,
Don