September 27th – Emerging Urban Poets (Lynn Allgood, Michelle Angelini, CaLokie, Don Kingfisher Campbell, Barbara Cogswell, Pauli Dutton, Richard Dutton, Helen Graziano, Eleanor Higgins, Lindy Hill, Patrick Jeffries, Mina Kirby, Deborah P Kolodji, Toby McManmon, James Pinkerton, and Mary Torregrossa)
Sunday, October 19th, 1:30pm at the Pasadena Senior Center
Sunday, October 27th, 2pm at the Avenue 50 Studio for LaPalabra in Highland Park
Tuesday, November 4th, 7:30pm at the Union Artists Gallery in Ventura
Tuesday, November 11th, 9pm at the Cobalt in Canoga Park
Sunday, November 16th, 2:30pm for Our Poetic Souls in San Dimas
October 11th – Nancy Shiffrin
October 18th – Unoccupied (Xochitl Julisa Bermejo, Just Kibbe, Jane Moore, and Chris Wesley)
October 25th – Judy Kronenfeld
November 29th – Awards Ceremony for First Annual Pure Poetry Chapbook Contest winner. Free to enter. Please send 10 poems of no more than 40 lines each (including stanza breaks) in the body of an email message by November 15th to: email@example.com . Winner will receive 20 copies of their chapbook.
December 6th – Maureen Alsop & Jon Epstein
December 13th – Publication party for San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly #40, Fall 2008 Issue. Please send up to three poems of any length in the body of an email message by November 29th to:
December 20th – Holiday Poetry Slam. $5 donation per poet to participate. Winner-takes-all! Non-participants judge.
December 28th – Publication Party for the 2009 San Gabriel Valley Poetry Calendar. Please send up to three poems of no more than 30 lines each (including stanza breaks) in the body of an email message by December 13th to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We meet EVERY SATURDAY for three gas-saving events (except on FIELD TRIP days):
1:30 to 2:30pm – Emerging Urban Poets writing workshop
2:45 to 3:45pm – Pure Poetry critique workshop
4:00 to 5:00pm – Saturday Afternoon Poetry (featured poet(s) + open reading)
Attend any one, two, or three as you wish. It’s always FREE!