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Sacramento Poetry Center

Contact Name: 
Tim Kahl

The Sacramento Poetry Center is a literary resource that has been in operation since 1979. It is a community-based organization that features many of the area's most acclaimed and erudite poets and writers. But we are not shy about the explicit performance of poems either. All styles welcome as long as you like to present your work to a live audience. Poets Gallery features local artists' work hung on the walls concurrent with readings.

Representative Readers: 

Dennis Schmitz, Douglas Blazek, William O' Daly, Joshua McKinney, Mary Mackey, Judy Halebsky, Susan Kelly-DeWitt, Alexandra Teague, Rob Schlegel, Julia Levine, Jeff Alessandrelli, Brenda hillman, Troy Jollimore, Heather Altfeld, Greg Glazner, Stephen Dunn, Tess Taylor, Jodi Angel, Will Alexander, Al Young, Rebecca Foust, Richard Silberg, Cynthia Atkins, Geoffrey Nutter, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Kate Greenstreet, Brian Teare, Kelly Davio, Laura Wetherington, Ewa Chrusciel, Fred Arroyo, Danny Romero, Chad Sweeney, Lucy Corin, Matthew Cooperman, John Amen, Melissa Stein, Jason Koo, Graham Foust, Matthew Zapruder, Michael Earl Craig, Stephen Kessler, Christopher Buckley, John Murillo, Julie Bruck, D. A. Powell, Joshua Clover, Dean Rader, Camille Dungy, Peter Grandbois,

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King's Books

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sweet pea Flaherty

We are a community-focused, indie bookstore that has been in Tacoma since 2000. We are in the historic Stadium District, a quick hop off I-5. We host many different events weekly in a variety of genres, from poetry to nonfiction, as well as several art festivals. Contact us for more information!

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Brickbat Books

Philadelphia bookstore in the heart of Fabric Row with frequent events and reading series, including General Idea and the Hugely Popular Poetry Series.

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Dorothea Lasky, Thomas Devaney, Lee Klein, Adam Fitzgerald, Sugar Tongue Slim, Kimberly Ann Southwick, Laura Jaramillo, Ryan Eckes, Matthew Landis, rob mclennan, Pattie McCarthy, Stephen Brockwell, Paige Taggart, Rasheedah Phillips, Natalie Lyalin, Brian Foley, Wendy Xu, Luke Bloomfield, Shevaun Brannigan, JP Cashla, David Buuck, Juliana Spahr, Katy Bohinc, Mark Johnson, Joe Hall, Stephanie Barber, Scott Garson

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CAS Arts Center

Contact Name: 
Bradley Diuguid

The Catskill Art Society is a nonprofit multi-arts organization cultivating public interest, participation, and enjoyment of the arts in rural Sullivan County, NY. We program our venue, the CAS Arts Center, with events including readings by regional writers, panel discussions, and multimedia presentations in all styles and genres, with a strong emphasis on local issues and stories.

Representative Readers: 

Susan Deer Cloud, Evan T. Pritchard, Bertha Rogers, Patricia Eakins, David Rothenberg, Benjamin Swett, Laurie Graff, Helena Clare Pittman.

The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center

Contact Name: 
Katrina Lovett, Director of Media and Events

A series of poetry performances by some of the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature and the arts on the national scene paired with respected voices on the regional scene.

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Mario Susko, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, George Wallace, Dimitris Lyacos, Ellen Bass, Michelle Whittaker, Annabelle Moseley, Luis Alberto Ambroggio

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Uptown Arts Bar

Contact Name: 
Jeanette Powers

Poetic Underground is a hot spot for fresh voices and powerful performance poetry. Rotating open mic hosts and a Poetry Slam, Inc accredited slam (PoUnd SLAM on 1st Wed's), along with special events featuring nationally acclaimed poets makes this a stellar spot for spoken word.

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Pages Matam, Deonte Osayande, Jose Faus, Jason Ryberg, Riverfront Emerging Writers Readings, Kansas City Voices magazine release, and many more

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People's Books Cooperative

Contact Name: 
Seth Schuster

We are a cooperatively run bookstore located in the heart of Milwaukee, WI. We have hosted authors, poets, theatre performers, musicians and many others over our 7 years as a cooperative and 40 years in business. We are more than a bookstore, where many local organizing and community groups meet, where people teach locally grown classes, and where visiting and touring artists/authors can host an event within a community of open-minded neighbors.

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University of Arizona Poetry Center

Established in 1962, the University of Arizona Poetry Center Reading and Lecture Series presents readings by nationally known poets including Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, Arizona poets, lectures on poetry and literature, interdisciplinary performances, and outreach events at which writers of all ages share their creative work and are celebrated for their achievements. Our annual Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features emerging and innovative writers. The Hannelore Quander-Rattee Works-in-Translation Reading presents translators of poetry and international poets.

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Thomas Sayers Ellis, Natalie Diaz, Eduardo C. Corral, Mary Jo Bang, Cathy Park Hong, Philip Schultz, Craig Santos Perez, Yona Harvey, Zachary Schomburg, Joyelle McSweeney, Fanny Howe, Mary Szybist.

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Fluxx Studio & Gallery

Contact Name: 
Dante Celeiro

Fluxx Studio & Gallery is a non-profit Community Performance Art Space working to provide thoughtful, engaging and socially uplifting events. We are the first and only LGBTQ community art space in the Southwest. We are located in downtown Tucson, AZ - close to parking, shopping, dining and more. We work with local artists and groups to provide a safe space for visual/performance art, private/public parties, workshops, meetings, special events, film screenings, open mics, dance classes much more!

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