20240213

Would you like to lead a poetry writing workshop?


We're looking for poets would who like to lead a poetry writing workshop this year on Saturday Afternoon Poetry's Zoom channel. Here are the available dates:

April 6th, 3 to 5pm - 

May 4th, 3 to 5pm - 

June 1st, 3 to 5pm - 

July 6th, 3 to 5pm - 

August 3rd, 3 to 5pm - 

September 7th, 3 to 5pm - Mani Suri

October 5th, 3 to 5pm - 

November 2nd, 3 to 5pm - 

December 7th, 3 to 5pm - 

Please comment below to reserve your chosen date.


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Got a book coming out soon?


We'd love to have you celebrate its publication at Singer Park in Pasadena as part of Four Feathers Press and Saturday Afternoon Poetry's monthly publication celebrations. Reserve your FREE publication party on one of these remaining available 2024 dates by commenting below:

February 24, 3pm - Linda Ravenswood

March 23rd, 3pm - William P. Cushing

April 27th, 3pm - Jackie Chou

May 25th, 3pm - Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

June 22nd, 3pm - 

July 27th, 3pm - 

August 24th, 3pm - 

September 28th, 3pm - Maria A Arana

October 26th, 3pm - Radomir Vojtech Luza

November 23rd, 3pm - 

December 28th, 3pm -

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Future featured poets!

We are looking forward to these featured poets in the second half of 2024:

AUGUST 17th - ZZyZx WriterZ 

SEPTEMBER 21st - Carl Stilwell, Jeanne Marie Spicuzza & Toti O'Brien

OCTOBER 19th - Lawrence R Berger, Patrick Thomas Jeffries & Michelle Smith (this date will not be streamed)

NOVEMBER 16th - Jason Wright, Robert Fleming & Gabriel Gilliam

DECEMBER 21st - Virginia Watts, Morgan Golladay & Alicia Viguer-Espert

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SCHEDULE

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Hey So Cal Poets,

Since 1996, Saturday Afternoon Poetry has been here for you! We meet EVERY Saturday between 3pm and 5pm PST (unless otherwise indicated). Here's our general schedule:

First Saturday - Poetry Writing Workshop

Second Saturday - Poetry Critique Workshop

Third Saturday - Featured Poets + Four Feathers Press Online Edition Reading

Fourth Saturdays - Publishing Party + Four Feathers Press PDF/Print Edition Reading

Fifth Saturdays - Special Events

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ALL MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD ONLINE AT ZOOM.US UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED
Meeting ID: 759 9367 3202 (no spaces required) Password: poetry

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FOUR FEATHERS PRESS WANTS TO PUBLISH YOUR POETRY!
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TALES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:  MYTHIC POETRY
Submit up to three poems of no more than 150 lines each (including stanza breaks) on the subject of tales or myths in Southern California to donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm PST, March 2nd, 2024. JPG photos may also be sent but are not required. Poems chosen will be anthologized in PDF form and distributed for free to those poets by the publication reading on Saturday, March 23rd, 3 to 5 pm PST in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena. There will also be an option to order perfect-bound print copies. For more information, go to: http://fourfeatherspress.blogspot.com



FOUR FEATHERS PRESS ONLINE EDITION: PIE SIGHS
Send up to three poems on the subject of or at least mentioning the words pie and/or sigh, totaling up to 150 lines in length, in the body of an email message or attached in a Word file to donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59 PM PST on March 15th. No PDF's please. Color artwork is also desired. Please send in JPG form. No late submissions accepted. Poets and artists published in Four Feathers Press Online Edition: Pie Sighs will be published online and invited to read at the Saturday Afternoon Poetry Zoom meeting on Saturday, March 16th between 3 and 5 pm PST.

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SCHEDULE
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Saturday, February 24th,
 3 to 5 pm 
in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena 
Publishing Party for Linda Ravenswood + Poets published in Four Feathers Press TUNES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: MUSIC POETRY

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Saturday, March 2nd, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Poetry Zine Writing Workshop led by DKC & Marvinlouis Dorsey (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning pie or sigh for Four Feathers Press online edition: Pie Sighs by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, March 15th)

Saturday, March 9th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Deep Critique Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning pie or sigh for Four Feathers Press online edition: Pie Sighs by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, March 15th)

Saturday, March 16th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Hosted by DKC & JRT, featured: Gerda Govine, Alan Chazaro & Nikolai Garcia
 + Poets published in Four Feathers Press online edition: Pie Sighs

Saturday, March 23rd,
 3 to 5 pm 
in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena - Publishing Party for Four Feathers Press 4 in 1 Book Six featuring DKC, BILL CUSHING, MARK A FISHER, and MARIA WASEEM + Poets published in Four Feathers Press TALES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: MYTHIC POETRY

SPECIAL TIME!
Saturday, March 30th, 2 to 5 pm in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena - Special Event: 202
4 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Festival featuring October Blu, Coco, G.T. Foster, Sean Hill, Sun Luu & Antonieta Villamil + Big Open Reading with book prizes for all participants!

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Saturday, April 6th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Poetry Writing Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning remember or when for Four Feathers Press online edition: Remember When by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, April 19th)

Saturday, April 13th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Deep Critique Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning remember or when for Four Feathers Press online edition: Remember When by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, April 19th)

Saturday, April 20th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Hosted by DKC & JRT, featured: Chuka Susan Chesney, Rick Leddy & R A 
Ruadh + Poets published in Four Feathers Press online edition: Remember When

Saturday, Ap
ril 27th, 3 to 5 pm in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena - Publishing Party for Jackie Chou + Poets published in Four Feathers Press FLOWERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: FLORAL POETRY

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Saturday, May 4th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Poetry Writing Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning historic or landmarks for Four Feathers Press online edition: Historic Landmarks by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, May 17th)

Saturday, May 11th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Deep Critique Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning historic or landmarks for Four Feathers Press online edition: Historic Landmarks by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, May 17th)

Saturday, May 18th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Hosted by DKC & JRT, featured: Mr. Chai Tea, Alejandra Roggero & Molly Silver
 + Poets published in Four Feathers Press online edition: Historic Landmarks

Saturday, May 25th,
 3 to 5 pm 
in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena 
Publishing Party for Jeanne Marie Spicuzza + Poets published in Four Feathers Press SPEECHES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: MOTIVATIONAL POETRY

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Saturday, June 1st, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Poetry Writing Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning moon or stones for Four Feathers Press online edition: Moon Stones by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, June 14th)

Saturday, June 8th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Deep Critique Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning moon or stones for Four Feathers Press online edition: Moon Stones by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, June 14th)

Saturday, June 15th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Hosted by DKC & JRT, featured: 
Jesenia Chavez, Karen Scott & Tara A. O'Brien Elliott + Poets published in Four Feathers Press online edition: Moon Stones

Saturday, June 22nd,
 3 to 5 pm 
in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena - Publishing Party for TBA + Poets published in Four Feathers Press PARENTS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: PARENTING POETRY

Saturday, June 29th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Special Event: 2023-2024 Four Feathers Press Online Edition Awards
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Saturday, July 6th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Poetry Writing Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning zodiac or energy for Four Feathers Press online edition: Zodiac Energy by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, July 19th)

Saturday, July 13th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Deep Critique Workshop led by DKC (Submit up to 3 poems totaling no more than 150 lines including the subject of or at least mentioning zodiac or energy for Four Feathers Press online edition: Zodiac Energy by emailing donkingfishercampbell@gmail.com by 11:59pm, July 19th)

Saturday, July 20th, 3 to 5 pm ON ZOOM ONLY - Hosted by DKC & JRT, featured: 
Gia Civerolo, Anastasia Fenald & Marianne Szlyk + Poets published in Four Feathers Press online edition: Zodiac Energy

Saturday, July
 27th, 3 to 5 pm in Singer Park on California Blvd & St. John Ave in Pasadena - Publishing Party for TBA + Poets published in Four Feathers Press ARTISTRY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA:  ART POETRY

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All events FREE, as always.

Hope to see you there, DKC & JRT