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Ruth Van Alstine- Jacksonville, Florida 2020

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Alex Espinoza-Kulick – Santa Maria, CA Corazón del Pueblo: The Cultural and Creative Arts Center of the Santa Maria Valley

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Viju Chiluveru- Atlanta, Georgia 2020

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Joe Kidd and Sheila Burke-Detroit, Michigan 2020

 

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Lit Youngstown (Karen Schubert)-Youngstown, Ohio 2020

Lit Youngstown (Karen Schubert) lityoungstown@gmail.com Youngstown, Ohio We will upload poetry readings for children to our YouTube channel, and acclaimed children’s author Janet Wong will teach a poetry writing class for children from 12:00-1:00.

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KC Knudsen -Leon County Public Library Main- Tallahassee, FL 2020

KC Knudsen knudsenc@leoncountyfl.gov Leon County Public Library Main Tallahassee Our library will be participating once again in the 100 Thousand Poets for Change by reading “Guess Who, Haiku” by Deanna Caswell and Bob Shea on Monday, September 28th, 2020 @ … Continue reading

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Diana Betancourt -San Francisco, CA 2020 ZOOM

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Alex Espinoza-Kulick – Santa Maria, CA Corazón del Pueblo: The Cultural and Creative Arts Center of the Santa Maria Valley 2020

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Alina Stefanescu- Birmingham, AL 2020

  Alina Stefanescu rainscented@gmail.com Birmingham, AL FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.magiccitypoetryfestival.org/100000-poets-for-change-birmingham     100,000 Poets for Change Birmingham September 26, 2020 at 7:00PM — 8:00PM   Our 2020 Community Partners and Co-Organizers   VINEGAR Vinegar is an artist-run, women-led nonprofit organization. They champions … Continue reading

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Waqas Khwaja- Decatur, GA- 2020

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Sally Karioth-FSU- Tallahassee, Florida 2020

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Danielle H.- Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2020

Danielle H.- Baton Rouge, LA Danielle H.- Baton Rouge, LA BELPAF Presents “Teaching/Learning English in the Time of Corona: the BIPOC experience” Poetry Sep 26, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Polly Lazaron- Virtual Writer House-2020- Charlottesville, Virginia

Virtual Writer House 100 Thousand Poets for Change (100 TPC) Global Event on Saturday, September 26, 4:00- 6:00 PM EST. Launched in 2011 with an email sent by poets/editors Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion to 90 poets in 100 countries, this … Continue reading

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Mike Wendt- Woodland Pattern- Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2020

ORGANIZER: Mike Wendt, program director at Woodland Pattern Book Center in Milwaukee. Open Mic Reading: 100 Thousand Poets for Change Sat. Sept. 26 | 2 pm CT | $Give What You Can September 26, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Chris Bodor-Ancient City Poets-St. Augustine, Florida 2020

September Online Open Mic – Sunday 09/27/2020 Image by Jeremy Jusay for St. Augsustine, FL – 100TPC ​THEME: “100 Thousand Poets for Change – St. Augustine” ​Sunday, September 27, 2020 ​The Ancient City Poets will host a community open mic … Continue reading

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Karen Melander-Magoon San Francisco, CA 2020

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Lynne Knight-Sixteen Rivers Press SF, CA 2020

Lynne Knight lynneknight527@gmail.com In support of its Anthology-in-the-Schools Project, Sixteen Rivers Press (www.sixteenrivers.org) will launch a reading of nine poets from its 2018 anthology, America, We Call Your Name, on September 13 at 4 p.m. PST. The video will be … Continue reading

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Lisa Vihos-Sheboygan- 2020

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Karen Melander-Magoon- San Francisco, 2020

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100TPC Headquarters Hosted Zoom Sessions for 2020

  September 26 Morning Session   September 26 Afternoon Session           August 29, Reaading list Thank you for standing by for this Transfeminist and Anti-racist event. Our voices are raising up with all your support. -PERFORMANCE … Continue reading

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Pratibha Kelapure – The Literary Nest -Los Gatos, CA 2020

Pratibha Kelapure – pratibha.kelapure@gmail.com The Literary Nest

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Chris Bodor-Ancient City Poets- 100TPC ZOOM St. Augustine, FL 2020

Throwback Thursday: From the program book for the 2017 edition of the Sing Out Loud Festival. The roster included a panel discussion on the subject of change, a featured reading by Michael Rothenberg (Co-Founder of the global movement 100 Thousand … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Poet Society- April 2020

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Dennis Formento- Read A Poem To A Child, April 8, 2020- Slidell, LA

ORGANIZER: Dennis Formento Read a Poem to a Child for All Ages at Slidell! Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:00PM – 7:00PM Slidell Branch Description Let your imagination soar and join us in celebrating National Poetry Month!  Local poets and artists … Continue reading

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Susan Lamont- Santa Rosa, CA March 22, 2020

      Friday, October 30, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Join 100 Thousand Poets for Change as we shoutout on Zoom! for Measure P, the Evelyn Cheatham Effective IOLERO Ordinance, on the November 2020 ballot in Sonoma County. Join us … Continue reading

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Susan Lamont-Santa Rosa, CA March 22, 2020

Susan Lamont of 100 Thousand Poets for Change and Sonoma County Poet Laureate Maya Khosla invite you to read at Time for a Change: Community Oversight of Our Local Law Enforcement Sponsored by 100 Thousand Poets For Change Sonoma County A … Continue reading

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Jaivi Howell- 3rd Grade Lely Elementary, Read A Poem To A Child, Naples, Florida 2019

Finally amid the swirl of Red Ribbon week anti-drug events, we met with our “Buddy Class” in Pre K. Our students reveled in delivering their choice of poems from the FSU poetry collection. “Delightful Bird!” by Michael Rothenberg was among … Continue reading

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Joyce Jenkins-Annual Watershed Poetry Festival 2019

ORGANIZER: Joyce Jenkins CONTACT: info@poetryflash.org  

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Beth Copeland-Read A Poem To A Child-Creston, North Carolina 2019

I read my poem “Shinto Scroll” to my great-nephew. It was written to memorialize his great grandparents. He is too young to understand the words, but he can hear the music and rhythms of language. It’s never too early to … Continue reading

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Polly Lazaron-Charlottesville, Virginia 2019

ORGANIZER: Polly Lazaron   The full event: https://youtu.be/102txffeIac   \Individual reading playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJj1-n9M6I2Z7lCuXIB6vUz2jk9X70g5E   Reader Feedback:  It’s important to be quiet, to think, to deliberate, but with 100 TPC as a bright example, sometimes it’s more important to come together, to … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Poet Society- Tia Chucha Press: 100 Thousand Poets for Change, 2019

       

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Shiv Mirabito Woodstock, New York 2019

Organizer: Shiv Mirabito  Woodstock 100000 Poets for Change poetry potluck bonfire gathering at the Shivastan Poetry Ashram 9.18.19

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Joe Kidd and Sheila Burke, 20,000 ft. high, Detroit, Michigan 2019

  Joe Kiidd & Sheila Burke were 40,000 feet high and traveling at over 600 mph over the Atlantic Ocean on Sep 28 2019. We were able to read Sheila’s book poem ‘Just Want To Be Myself’ to all who … Continue reading

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100 Thousand Poets for Change-The Bark-Tallahassee, Florida 2019

      100 Thousand Poets for Change speak out at The Bark Madeline Brik, Staff Writer Published 11:51 a.m. ET Sept. 29, 2019 |      Founders Terri Carrion and Michael Rothenberg at 100 Thousand Poets for Change event … Continue reading

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Sharon Coleman/Jeanne Lupton- Backyards: Poets for Local Change Alameda, California 2019

Saturday, September 28, 7-9pm Frank Bette Center for the Arts 1601 Paru St., Alameda, California 9450   Come join us for a poetry reading by eight incredible poets who are also dedicated to creating change locally and beyond. This is … Continue reading

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Grafitti Bleu and Jacquelyn Smithson Howard- Sacramento, California 2019

ORGANIZER: Jacquelyn Smith Howard Creative Minds gave me a platform to “Read A Poem To A Child” today. I thank the Straight Out Scribes (mother/daughter Poets) for the opportunity to bring this event into the 100TCP Global Initiative. They were … Continue reading

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Waqas Khwaja- Agnes Scott-Decatur, Georgia 2019

ORGANIZER: Waqas Khwaja- Decatur, Georgia CONTACT: wkhwaja@agnesscott.edu       Some pictures from today’s 100 Thousand Poets for Change Poetry Reading at Agnes Scott College. Participants included Julia Caroline Knowlton, Faiza Haji, Mariana Mcdonald, Bob Duvall, Anji Angela Black-Sarumi, Katie … Continue reading

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Lisa Vihos-Sheboygan, Wisconsin – Mead Library and Wilson Elementary School-2019

  Sheboygan photos courtesy of Nanette Bulebosh. We had such a great and attentive crowd of young people at Wilson Elementary School listening to poetry today. Poetry was shared by the principal, the custodian, several teachers, some brave and talented … Continue reading

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Beata Tsosie-Peña -TEWA WOMEN UNITED-Pojoaque, New Mexico

Beata Tsosie-Peña beata@tewawomenunited.org Pojoaque, NM Join us for our annual Gathering for Mother Earth’s Waters, Sept. 26-29. 100TPFC will take place in Sat. Sept 28 from 5-6 at the Poeh Center in Pojoaque, NM. Poet Olivia Romo, Beata Tsosie-Peña,and others … Continue reading

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Susan Durant, Children’s librarian, Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2019

Susan Durant susan.durant@meadpl.org       

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Diana Betancourt-Sacramento/Davis/SF 2019

Diana Betancourt dianabetan@gmail.co Delfoi Design/Diana Betancourt and DJ Marc Edward will be performing poetry readings including sound performance, and art exhibit starting Sept 25th,in Sacramento, 26th 8n San Francisco, 27 in Davis as part of 2019 100 Thousand Poets For … Continue reading

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Jennifer Karmin-Red Rover Series- Chicago, Illinois 2019

On September 28, 2019, poets around the world will raise their voices collectively to declare the changes they’d like to see in the U.S. and throughout the international community as part of worldwide events for 100 Thousand Poets for Change, … Continue reading

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Chris Bodor-Ancient City Poets-St. Augustine, Florida 2019

September Poetry Reading – 09/29/19 9/2/2019 0 Comments   Image by Jeremy Jusay  OPEN MIC POETRY AT The Corazon CinemaTHEME: “Change Poetry”​SUNDAY, September 29th, 2019​Join us for the official observation of the global event 100 Thousand Poets for Change. The Ancient … Continue reading

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READ A POEM TO A CHILD 2019 PHOTO ALBUM FOR VOLUNTEERS

Saundra Kelley reading to children at Books A Million in Tallahassee, Florida Samiri Hernández Hiraldo I went to Club 4-H in Panacea on Monday and to Sail High School in Tallahassee yesterday. I had a great time. The kids were … Continue reading

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Mikaela Curry- Pikeville, Kentucky -Pikeville, Kentucky 2019

September 28, Thursday at 3:30 PM – 5 PM Join us at the Pikeville City Park as part of the 9th Annual GLOBAL EVENT 100 Thousand Poets For Change. This event will feature the Read a Poem To A Child … Continue reading

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Sandi Mathews-Thrasher in Omaha, Nebraska 2019

    Hello from Omaha. ESL students celebrate Read a Poem to a Child.

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Nick Demske-Bonk-Racine, Wisconsin 2019

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Philip Drexler-Read A Poem To A Child-Austin State Hospital 2019

Philip Drexler philip.drexler@gmail.com I will be reading from Louise Bogun’s Golden Treasury to the kids at Austin State Hospital on Sept 25th!

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Rain-KBGA Radio 89.9fm Outer Limits Radio Show-Missoula, Montana 2019

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Noreen Ann Snyder- Lake Wales, Florida 2019

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Pratibha Kelapure -Los Gatos, California 2019

Pratibha Kelapure pratibha.kelapure@gmail.com Los Gatos, California  

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Stephanie Hart-Branford, CT 2019

Stephanie Hart, Branford, CT  I have prompted several readings in a number of classes at my children’s school. The Country School, Madison, CT Several readings will take place at The Country School in Madison, CT: I will be reading to … Continue reading

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Peter Money -Brattleboro, VT 2019

ORGANIZER: Peter Money CONTACT: Projects.peter.money@gmail.com As poet librarian of the West Windsor library, as member of the poetry band Los Lorcas. On Sept. 28 I’ll be at The Burlington Book Festival, Burlington Vermont. City Hall.

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Mark Lamoureaux-Ama’s Daycare, New Haven, Connecticut 2019

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Timea Zsedeley-Key West, Florida 2019

    100 Thousand Poets & Musicians for Change   This will be the first year in Key West connecting with the annual, global 100TPC event and its mission of using poetry and other artistic forms to create continued awareness … Continue reading

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Adam Gottlieb – Chicago, IL, USA Chicago Poets United to End Homelessness 2019

ORGANIZER: Adam Gottlieb CONTACT: revolutionarypoetsbrigadechi@gmail.com 

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Dennis Formento- RPC 100tpc: Northshore- 9/28, 5-8 pm, St John’s Coffeehouse, Covington, LA, open mike. free admission 2019

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24th annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival. Saturday, October 5, 2019, Noon to 4:30. at Civic Center Park, Berkeley, CA.

24th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival, Berkeley CA * Join us—Stand up for the Earth! * Celebrate Writers, Nature & Community * October 5 & 6, 2019 * Saturday, October 5, 10 am sharp – Strawberry Creek Walk:Poetry, talk, and … Continue reading

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Susan Lamont-Santa Rosa, California 2019

   

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Roy Anthony Shabla-Los Angeles, CA 2019

  artists are invited to set up their wares at 100 Thousand Poets for Change (Official) @ the green salon in santa fe springs (los angeles) california on saturday september 28th. the event begins at 5pm. free to exhibit, free … Continue reading

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California Poets In The Schools, Read A Poem To A Child 2019

TBA Margo Perrin-Sonoma County Jessica Wilson Cardenas-Los Angeles Johnnierenee Nelson- San Diego, CA Michele Krueger-Middletown, California Rosie- Moreno Valley, CA Nicole Gesner-

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Alfred Harrell mraharrl@gmail.com Greensboro, NC-2019

ORGANIZER: Alfred Harrell CONTACT: mraharrl@gmail.com  https://www.facebook.com/groups/ahmtap/ AHMTAP Group short for Alfred Harrell More than a Poet

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Sally Karioth-Read A Poem To A College Student-FSU, Tallahassee, Florida 2019

sketch notes for the second poster         Today, September 28th, a global event will take place called “100 Thousand Poets for Change”, and the “Read A Poem To A Child” Initiative. Slam poetry events in 5 cities … Continue reading

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John Sullivan- Shock Worker Poets Theater -Galveston, TX 2019

Organizer: John Sullivan Contact: tangomac90@gmail.com  Banned Books Reading (Poetry & Fiction) Unitarian Church is hosting Banned Books Reading / my personal group is Shock Worker Poets Theater   We have 5-7 minute excerpts from 15 banned books scheduled for reading … Continue reading

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Kathleen McCoy- SUNY ADIRONDACK- Queensbury, NY 2019

Organizer: Kathleen McCoy Contact: mccoyk@sunyacc.edu   100 Thousand Poets SUNY Adirondack Writers Project (our page) / 100 Thousand Poets for Change 2019 (our event) has CHANGED DATES to FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019, 4:30 PM, DEARLOVE HALL VISUAL ARTS GALLERY, SUNY ADIRONDACK, … Continue reading

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Doris Davenport-Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia 2019

ORGANIZER: Doris Davenport CONTACT: zorahpoet7@gmail.com  

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Justin Booth – Little Rock, Arkansas 2019

Sunday, September 29, 7pm-10pm Vino’s Pizza Pub Brewery 923 W 7th St, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

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Youssef Alaoui, John Givens, and Paul Corman Roberts-Oakland Peace Center-Oakland, CA 2019

CONTACT: Youssef Alaoui, alaoui@boun.cr    

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Suzanne Malesic, Charles Town, West Virginia 2019

ORGANIZER: Suzanne Malesic CONTACT: Artcarder@comcast.net A Danish company…Rockwool…is building an industrial plant in our rural county, with permissions rushed through legal processes & tax breaks unknown to the citizens. It will use huge amounts of coal & natural gas (no current … Continue reading

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Jamie Dedes-Bezine-Virtual based in Redwood City, California 2019

At “The BeZine” thebezine.com we’ll will host 100TPC on September 28 as a 24-hour virtual event. All are invited. This event will be moderated by Michael Dickel. All are welcome to join in and instructions for participating will be included … Continue reading

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Alina Stefanescu-Birmingham, Alabama 2019

ORGANIZER: Alina Stefanescu CONTACT: rainscented@gmail.com Pollution, Place, and the People: A Collaboration Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:00 PM 6:00 PM Desert Island Supply Co. Birmingham, AL (map) Google Calendar ICS Poetry performance and activist panel discussion. A collaboration to celebrate 100,000 … Continue reading

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Mike Nelson- Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program- Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 2019

ORGANIZER: MIKE NELSON CONTACT:  mikturn25@gmail.com  Portsmouth Book and Bar, On September 28th poets all over the world will gather together to read poems of peace, love and positive change with 100 Thousand Poets for Change (Official). Join us at Book and Bar … Continue reading

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Nicole M Metts Central Texas Writers Society, Copperas Cove, TX 2019

Nicole M Metts  Nicolemmetts@gmail.com Central Texas Writers Society  Sept. 27th 8-9:30 at our Lil Tex Restaurant, 502 S Main St, Copperas Cove, TX 76522

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Janina La Papita – Dubuque, Iowa, 2019

Janina La Papita – dymphna015@yahoo.com Dubuque, Iowa  Come hear some amazing local performers share their poetry and music! The theme is change in the positive sense – the change we need to be in a world where so much seems … Continue reading

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Jessica Wilson Cardenas- Tia Chucha-Sylmar, CA 2019

Organizer: Jessica Wilson Cardenas Contact: venicesoapboxpoets@gmail.com     Banned Books Week 2019: From Trauma to Transformation Friday, September 27, 2019 | 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore Sylmar, CA13197 Gladstone Ave, Sylmar, CA 91342https://www.tiachucha.org/ Join PEN … Continue reading

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