Quote:

"Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition." - Eli Khamarov, The Shadow Zone

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Know Before You Go! COVID-19 Concerns

Due to COVID-19 concerns, please be sure to check with the venues for changes and cancellations before attending events.

Known Cancellations:
3/14  Saturday Poetry Series in Williamsburg
3/14  PSV Northern Regional Festival
3/14  Fresh Ink in Suffolk
3/21  Community Poetry Open Mic in Newport News

Friday, March 6, 2020

This Poetry Weekend

03-07-20 (Date changed to 03-14-20)
Saturday Poetry Series (FF)
Stryker Center
412 N Boundary St
Williamsburg VA
11:00 – 12:30
Host:  Bill Glose
Features:  Derek Kannemeyer, Terry Cox-Joseph, J. Scott Wilson, Louise Sharar


03-07-20
Slam Richmond ft. Tanya Cunningham
Poetry Slam Workshop
(5:30-7:30) Open-Mic (8:30-11)
Plant Zero, Studio 59
0 E 4th S
Richmond VA


03-07-20
Words over Waffles Writing Workshop
Brewers Waffles
1311 Hull St
Richmond VA
12:00 – 2:00
Host: The Writers Den
Donations Welcomed!




03-08-20
PoetTree: Branching Out Open Mic
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave,
Richmond VA
2:00 – 5:00
Hosts: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Duron Chavis


Saturday, February 29, 2020

Leap Year Poetry...Events That Only Happen Once Every 4 Years!!


02-29-20
Black Love Brunch Norfolk
Featuring Godchild the Omen
The Slover Library
235 E Plume St
Norfolk VA
11:00 – 3:00

 02-29-20
Iris Gallery Poetry Reading:
Janice Hoffman and Kathy Young
Iris Art Studio
501 Wythe Creek Rd #100
Poquoson VA
1:00 – 3:00


02-29-20
Poetry Spotlight
Featuring:  Cheryl Pallant
Book People Richmond
536 Granite Ave
Richmond VA
1:00 – 2:30

  

02-29-20
Poetry Paint and Punch
614 High St
Portsmouth VA
7:00 – 9:00
$30 per person / $50 per couple
Host:  Natural Charm Salon
  



02-29-20
Slam Richmond
Poetry Slam Workshop
(5:30-7:30) Open-Mic (8:30-11)
Plant Zero, Studio 59
0 E 4th S
Richmond VA



02-29-20
The Wet Poetry Spot
Sloppy Seconds Grill
4356 Holland Rd
VA Beach VA
9:00 – midnight
$10.00 cover
Hosts:  ICU and Godchild the Omen

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Poetry Week Highlights!

02-22-20
Triple Book Launch and Reading
Robert P Arthur and Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda
The Muse Writers Center
2200 Colonial Ave #3
Norfolk VA
4:00 – 6:00
Host:  The Muse Writers Center








02-27-20
Poetry Slam Qualifier 3 of 3
Addis Ethiopian Restaurant
9 N 17th St
Richmond VA
8:00 – 11:00
$10 Admission
Host:  Writer’s Den Poetry Slam














Saturday, January 25, 2020

Saturday Poetry Options!!



01-25-20
Community-Poetry
(The New Year event)
of poetry and songs
Grissom Library
366 Deshazor Dr
Newport News VA
1:00 – 5:30
Host:  Alex M Best


01-25-20
Poet-Tree:  Taking Root
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond VA
10:00 – 3:00



01-25-20
Poetry Spotlight
Featuring: Robert Blumenstein
Book People Richmond
536 Granite Ave
Richmond VA
1:00 – 2:30


01-25-20
The Wet Poetry Spot: 
Erotic Poetry
Sloppy Seconds Grill
4356 Holland Road
VA Beach VA
9:00 – midnight, $10 cover
Hosts:  ICU and Godchild the Omen



01-25-20
Slam Richmond
Poetry Slam Workshop
(5:30-7:30) Open-Mic (8:30-11)
Plant Zero, Studio 59
0 E 4th S
Richmond VA