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Té House of Tea

Contact Name: 
Connie Lacobie

Over a hundred fair trade, organic, and single estate teas, Té also has a delicious selection of fresh-made foods from international recipes. Located in the eclectic Montrose area, Té has become a popular place for reading groups, a respite for writers, and its Monday night open mic provides an opportunity for local musicians and poets to perform in front of an intimate, friendly crowd.

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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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The Center for Poetic Thought

Contact Name: 
Fred Joiner

The Center for Poetic Thought’s mission is to cultivate, demonstrate, and curate the exhibition of creative work that displays the many ways that “poetry” occurs in American life and beyond. The space is also used as a site to demonstrate the many ways in which “poetry” crosses our paths in life and in art; this may take the form of music, dance, micro-theater, visual art, and architecture.

Accept Queries?: 
yes
Preferred Query Method: 
By e-mail.
Writers Paid?: 
yes
Readers can sell their books: 
yes
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Typical Audience Size: 
25-50
Number of Events Annually: 
5-10

Avid Bookshop (Prince Avenue)

Avid Bookshop is a locally-owned, Athens, Georgia-based business. The original location opened on Prince Avenue in 2011, and their second location opened in Five Points in November 2016. The shops regularly hold events such as readings and book signings, kids’ story times, poetry nights, workshops with authors, and more. 

Accept Queries?: 
no
Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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Poets House

Contact Name: 
Paolo Javier, Program Director

Founded in 1985 by the late U.S. poet laureate Stanley Kunitz and arts administrator Elizabeth Kray, Poets House is a national poetry library and literary center. Located in Battery Park City, the 11,000-square-foot space houses a 60,000-volume poetry library, a reading room, an exhibition room, and a children’s room, all free and open to the public. Poets House offers a wide range of literary programming, including readings, talks, panels, performances, poetry workshops, and the annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Representative Readers: 

Stephen Burt, Cynthia Cruz, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Rickey Laurentiis, Valeria Luiselli, Gregory Pardlo, Jerome Rothenberg, Natasha Saje, Eleni Sikelianos, Wendy Xu

Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no

Authors Books & Music

The bookstore hosts a variety of book signings, discussions, readings, and literary events throughout the year.

Accept Queries?: 
no
Representative Readers: 

Louanne Johnson author of "My Posse Don't Do Homework" made into the movie DANGEROUS MINDS. Reg Darling author of Coyote Soul, Raven Heart

Writers Paid?: 
no
Readers can sell their books: 
no
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