Category Archives: UNITED STATES

Paul Richmond-Human Error Publishing, Chippewa Bay, New York 2019

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Watershed Poetry Festival-Berkeley, CA 2018

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Women’s Center for Healing and Transformation, Dennis Formento- July 20, 2019 Abita Springs, Louisiana

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Kat Copeland and Laurel Lee Chipp- Midland/ Odessa, Texas 2019

 Contact: Laurel Lee Chipp –thesparklers100@gmail.com     

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Daniel García Ordaz- Rio Grande Valley, Texas 2019

ORGANIZER: Daniel García Ordaz CONTACT: poetmariachi@hotmail.com Artists and writers from the Rio Grande Valley of deep S. Texas will once again be part of the global chain of events linking us together with compatriots across the world to shine the … Continue reading

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FSU Libraries Special Collections: “Poetry in Protest” Tallahassee, Florida 2018-2019 documented by Bob Howard

  Poetry can be a powerful tool for eliciting emotion and is frequently used to express dissent or advocate for change. FSU Special Collections & Archives’ latest exhibition, “Poetry in Protest,” explores the genres, tactics, and voices of poets that … Continue reading

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John Sullivan, Read A Poem To A Child and “Banned Books Reading” September 20th at the Unitarian Universalists Church Galveston, Texas 2018

ORGANIZER: John Sullivan CONTACT: tangomac90@gmail.com READ A POEM TO A CHILD: “The Owl and The Pussycat”   Banned Books Week in Galveston (a 100K Poets for Change Affiliated Event) September 17th – 22nd   2018   Celebrate Our Freedom to Read … Continue reading

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Alexandra Rain Smith -Outer Limits Radio Show Presents: 100Thousand Poets For Change, 2pm, KBGA College Radio, Missoula, Montana 2018

ORGANIZER: Alexandra Rain Smith EVENT: Outer Limits Radio Show Presents: 100Thousand Poets For Change, 2pm, KBGA College Radio, Missoula, Montana CONTACT: tulva.juuri@gmail.com

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Sandi Thrasher- Omaha, Nebraska 2018

ORGANIZER: Sandi Thrasher EVENT- 20 students (grades 1-3 Special Education Resource- Gateway Elementary School, Omaha, Nebraska and 20 Special Education Resource students at Standing Bear Elementary School- Omaha, Nebraska

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Holly Taylor- Lawrence, Kansas 2018

ORGANIZER: Holly Taylor CONTACT: hollytaylor432@gmail.com 100 TPC event in Lawrence, KS Folk in the Flow & Sugarfoot Detour for a special night of original music in honor of The Fiona Project, and 100 Thousand Poets for Change (Global) 2018! This … Continue reading

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Rosemerry Trommer -Placerville, Colorado 2018

ORGANIZER: Rosemerry Trommer CONTACT: wordwoman@rosemerry.com House concert/poetry reading with Nathan Brown. Theme: Rise: Great Women in story, song and poetry-Placerville, CO

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Karen Melander – Beat Museum, Noon Segment, San Francisco, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Karen Melander  

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Chris Bodor – St. Augustine, Florida 2018

ORGANIZER: Chris Bodor CONTACT: poetplantpress@yahoo.com

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Amanda Babcock- My Favorite Books- Tallahassee, Florida 2018

ORGANIZER: Amanda Babcock CONTACT: staff@myfavoritebooksllc.com My Favorite Books-Tallahassee, Florida Sun. Sept 30th at 2pm! Rebecca Cummings will be reading poems to children. We will also have all our children’s poetry and even some adult poetry books available all week and weekend … Continue reading

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Sandra Edmonds Whiting – Sept 28,, Gulf Shores, Alabama 2018

Today I participated in an International movement “100 Thousand Poets for Change”The objective was to read a poem to a child, which I did at Swift School in nearby Bon Secour, a small fishing village across the river from me. … Continue reading

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Dorothy Freedman-August- Unnamable Books-New York, NY 2018

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Ora Davis- Wares Ferry Road Elementary, 2nd grade class Montgomery, AL 2018

ORGANIZER: Ora Davis- Wares Ferry Road Elementary- 2nd grade class, 20-25 children, Montgomery, AL                        

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Venecia Shawndrell Green – Buffalo, New York 2018

ORGANIZER: Venecia Shawndrell Green CONTACT: shawndrell69@gmail.com            

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Jacquelyn Smithson Howard – Sacramento CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Jacquelyn Smithson Howard CONTACT: jacki1711@gmail.com Reading at North Area Community School, 4000 Pinell Street, Sacramento, Ca 95838. The class was seven 9th -12th grade students  

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Mark Lamoureux at Ama’s Daycare- New Haven, Connecticut 2018

ORGANIZER: Mark Lamoureux at Ama’s Daycare CONTACT: mlamoureux@hcc.commnet.edu —- Read A Poem To A Child Day from “Precious Baby Always Shines” Selected Love Notes Between Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein The house was just twinkling in the moon light, … Continue reading

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Kevin Patrick Sullivan-San Luis Obispo, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Kevin Patrick Sullivan CONTACT: kpsslopoet@charter.net David Evans and SLO Poet Laureate Emeritus Bonnie Young along with Patti Sullivan – Mary Kunz – Paula C Lowe – Dr. Lani Steele – Don Wallis -SLO Poet Laureate Emeritus, Kevin Patrick Sullivan … Continue reading

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Christine Holbert- Sandpoint, Idaho 2018

ORGANIZER: Christine Holbert CONTACT: losthorsepress@mindspring.com

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Xanath Caraza- Kansas City, Missouri 2018

ORGANIZER: Xanath Caraza CONTACT: creativexc@gmail.com On October 27 in Kansas City. Bring a poem in any language and join us.    

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Karen Melander Magoon – San Francisco, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Karen Melander Magoon CONTACT: karenmmagoon@gmail.com

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Donna Snyder- Tumblewords Project- El Paso, Texas 2018

ORGANIZER: Donna Snyder CONTACT: tumblewordsproject@yahoo.com Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12:45 PM – 2:45 PM MDT 3200 Copper Ave, El Paso, TX 79930-4304, United States                 Tumblewords Project presents – 100 Thousand Poets … Continue reading

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Patricia Stout and Leslie Wolf-HER VOICE-Women’s Center for Healing and Transformation, Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana 2018

ORGANIZER: Patricia Stout and Leslie Wolf CONTACT: breathwork@bellsouth.net

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Jane Hill, Dennis Formento, Maggie Sorrels- Read To A Child Kinder Poem Counterculture Yogurt Shop – Slidell, Louisiana 2018

ORGANIZER: Jane Hill,Dennis Formento, Maggie Sorrels CONTACT: mesechabe@hotmail.com  

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LeAnn Pinniger Magee, Eliana Gradishar- Women’s Center For Healing and Transformation- Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana 2018

LeAnn Pinniger Magee, Eliana Gradishar- Women’s Center For Healing and Transformation Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana ORGANIZER: LeAnn Pinniger Magee CONTACT: lepermag@gmail.com Kinder Poem! A Poetry Reading by and for Children! Women’s Center For Healing & Transformation 71667 Leveson … Continue reading

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Jennifer Karmin- Red Rover Series -Chicago, Illinois 2018

ORGANIZER: Jennifer Karmin, Red Rover Series -Chicago, Illinois CONTACT: jkarmin@yahoo.com Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM CDT Next Week · 55–66°F Mostly Cloudy Red Rover Reading Series Outer Space Studio: 1474 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois … Continue reading

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Suzi Winson-Circus Warehouse, Aerial Text Experiments, Long Island City, New York 2018

ORGANIZER: Suzi Winson CONTACT: suzi@circuswarehouse.com     Thanks to April Anderson for Art as Air        

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Michael Reyes- Love, Migration & Revolution- Venice, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Michael Reyes CONTACT: michaelreyesx@gmail.com   Photos by Mike Wamungu

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READ A POEM TO A CHILD PDF OF POEMS FROM FSU LIBRARIES 2018

Dear Poets Participating in Read A Poem to A Child, Below is a beautiful downloadable selection of poems for children compiled by Rachel Duke, Rare Books Librarian, Special Collections & Archives, FSU Libraries, for the 100 Thousand Poets for Change … Continue reading

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Polly Lazaron -Charlottesville, VA 2018

ORGANIZER: Polly Lazaron CONTACT: pollylazaron@gmail.com

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Busboys and Poets, Washington, DC 2018

Organizer: Busboys and Poets, Washington DC Contact: Pages Matam – poetry@busboysandpoets.com Participating Organizations – The Anacostia Community Museum Program Description – Saturday, September 29 | 11am – 4pm The Anacostia Community Museum is hosting their annual Community Block Party featuring … Continue reading

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Shiv Mirabito, Shivastan Poetry Ashram-Woodstock, New York 2012

ORGANIZER- Shiv Mirabito, Shivastan Poetry Ashram-Woodstock, New York CONTACT: woodstock108@hotmail.com   Please join us for this Annual Global event! POETS CAN CHANGE THE WORLD! Saturday 5 to 8 pm Sept. 29th, 2018 Everyone is welcome to share some poems in … Continue reading

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Jessica Wilson- Tia Chucha, Sylmar, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Jessica Wilson CONTACT: europawynd@gmail.com

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Janina La Papita- Dubuque, Iowa 2018

ORGANIZER: Janina La Papita Join us for 100,000 Poets for Change, an evening of words shared by poets committed to the pursuit of peace and justice. Several local poets, including Alice Oleson, Patric Nuttall, Irene Raby, Neal Kincaid Patten, De’Shaun … Continue reading

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Anhinga Press at Black Dog Café on Railroad Square, Tallahassee, Florida 2018

ORGANIZER: Kristine Snodgrass, Terri Carrion and Emile Boghos, Anhinga Press

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100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE-READ A POEM TO A CHILD-TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 2018

ORGANIZED BY MICHAEL ROTHENBERG AND TERRI CARRION. Sponsored by FSU Libraries. Gratitude to Al Cuneo for graphics.                                               TALLAHASSEE 2018                                                                     LIBRARIES FSU Libraries: Michael Rothenberg/Poet in Residence, Southeast Review,  FSU Libraries and FSU Special Collections. 3:30pm at Strozier Library. … Continue reading

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Ann Caranza- In Memory of Penelope La Montagne- Healdsburg, CA 2018

Organizer: Ann Caranza Contact: positivelyann@sbcglobal.net  

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Rex Butters /Jim Moreno- Sept. 21, San Diego Institute of Art, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 2018

CONTACT: REX BUTTERS   jingqishen999@gmail.com 100,000 Poets for Change, Karen An-hwei Lee, Julie Corrales, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Poetic Matrix @ SDAI, Sept. 21 100,000 Poets for Change, Karen An-hwei Lee, Julie Corrales, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Poetic Matrix @ SDAI, Sept. 21 … Continue reading

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Ora Davis- Read A Poem To A Child-Montgomery, Alabama 2018

ORGANIZER: Ora Davis Wednesday September 26, 2018 Wares Ferry Road Elementary School –Second Grade #fortheloveofthechildren #inlovingmemory      

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Waqas Khwaja- Decatur, Georgia 2018

ORGANIZER: Waqas Khwaja- Decatur, Georgia CONTACT: wkhwaja@agnesscott.edu A thrilling roster of distinguished poets scheduled to read at the 100 Thousand Poets for Change event tomorrow at Agnes Scott College, Frannie Auditorium, Campbell Hall. The poetry reading starts at 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Trina L. Drotar and Sandy Thomas- Crossroads Reading Series November 17, 2018

ORGANIZE: Trina L. Drotar and Sandy Thomas CONTACT: trinaldrotar@gmail.com  

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Dr. Swapan Basu- Two Events: Newark Poetry Society and Rhyming Poets International -Newark, New Jersey 2018

ORGANIZER: Dr. Swapan Basu CONTACT:  sbpoet@juno.com 100 Thousand Poets For Change Newark Poetry Society Thurs 20th Sept 2018 5 PM at Nan Tech Center 400 Hawthorne Ave, Clinton Place Newark, NJ 100 Thousand Poets For Change Rhyming Poets International Wed … Continue reading

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Nick Demske-Bonk!- Racine, Wisconsin 2018

ORGANIZER: Nick Demske CONTACT: nick.demske@racinelibrary.info BONK! 118 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH 2018 THE GEORGE BRAY NEIGHBORHOOD YMCA 924 CENTER STREET RACINE, WI 6:00 PM (doors open at 5:30pm) bonkperformanceseries.wordpress.com This month’s event will be part of 100 Thousand Poets for Change, … Continue reading

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Paul Corman-Roberts, Fred Dodsworth, Bob Booker- Beat Museum, San Francisco, CA 2018

ORGANIZERS: Paul Corman-Roberts, Fred Dodsworth, Bob Booker- Beat Museum CONTACT: Paul Corman Roberts pabs67@yahoo.com TIME: Sep 29 at 12 PM – Sep 30 at 6 PM PDT LOCATION: The Beat Museum, 540 Broadway at Columbus Ave, San Francisco   SEP29 The … Continue reading

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Viktoria Valenzuela- San Antonio, Texas

ORGANIZER: Viktoria Valenzuela CONTACT: queenviktory@yahoo.com   Poster Art by Nicol Bowles Layout design by Viktoria Valenzuela and poem on the art is by Maria Sabina.

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Suzi Winson-Circus Warehouse-Aerial Text Experiments-Long Island City, NY, 2018

You will not care to miss this year’s Aerial Text Experiments, Saturday, September 29th at 9pm. Aerial Text Experiments is performed in conjunction with and as part of the viral, global performance phenomenon, 100 Thousand Poets for Change. 100K performances … Continue reading

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Students from the UNR MFA Creative Writing program- Reno, Nevada 2018

ORGANIZER:   Students from the UNR MFA Creative Writing program CONTACT: michellewait@nevada.unr.edu  

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Ivan Vergara- Plataforma PLACA – Barco de Papel-QUEENS, NY 2018

ORGANIZER: Ivan Vergera- Plataforma PLACA CONTACT: placa.info@yahoo.com  100 mil Poetas Por el Cambio 29 de septiembre en el Centro Cultural Barco de Papel En el Centro Cultural Barco de Papel se realizará el próximo 29 de septiembre del 2018 a … Continue reading

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Sojourner Kincaid Rolle – Santa Barbara, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Sojourner Kincaid Rolle CONTACT: sojourner.rolle@gmail.com  

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Art Goodtimes -Telluride, Colorado 2018

ORGANIZER: Art Goodtimes-Telluride CONTACT: shroompa@gmail.com Telluride Institute’s Talking Gourds poetry program We will be hosting a 100tpc poetry reading in the courtyard of Telluride’s Wilkinson Public Library Sept. 29th — Austin’s Nathan Brown, Telluride’s Daiva Chesonis, Wrights Mesa’s Art Goodtimes … Continue reading

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Rita Jankowska-Bradley Missoula Montana 2018

ORGANIZER: Rita Jankowska CONTACT: Sunday, September 23 at 6 PM – 8 PM MDT Imagine Nation Brewing 1151 W Broadway St, Missoula, Montana 598

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Richard Modiano/Antonietta Villamil- Beyond Baroque- Los Angeles, CA 2018

ORGANIZERS: Richard Modiano/Antonietta Villamil- Beyond Baroque- Los Angeles, CA CONTACT: RMODIANO@ca.rr.com   Photos by Leanor Johansen

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Beth Copeland- Laurinburg, North Carolina 2018

ORGANIZER: Beth Copeland CONTACT: poetreeline@gmail.com Laurinburg, North Carolina, Beth Copeland will sponsor a renga project on the subject of working together for change. It will be held from 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. in the DeTamble Library, St. Andrews University, Laurinburg,NC.

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Mike Nelson- Portsmouth, New Hampshire 2018

ORGANIZER: Mike Nelson CONTACT: mudbees@gmail.com 100 Thousand Poets for Change in Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Sat, Sept 29th 12-3pm, Book & Bar. Poets and Musicians welcome. Hosted by Mike Nelson, Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, , Past poet Laureate Mike Albert, and … Continue reading

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Roy Anthony Shabla & Clifton Snider-Downey, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Roy Anthony Shabla CONTACT: guruguynlalaland@aol.com the september green salon is 100k poets for change, a worldwide event supporting social and political equanimity. we are looking for short filmmakers to offer 3 minute films with social themes. a full-length film … Continue reading

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Aqueila M. Ross- Richmond, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Aqueila M. Ross ORGANIZER: alewiskpfa@gmail.com

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Paul Richmond-Human Error Publishing, Chippewa Bay, New York 2018

ORGANIZER: Paul Richmond CONTACT: paul@humanerrorpbulishing.com  

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Lisa Vihos – Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2018

ORGANIZER: Lisa Vihos CONTACT: lisavihos@gmail.com Yesterday, I got to go to Wilson School to share poetry with students, K-5th grade as part the of “Read a Poem to Child” initiative of 100 Thousand Poets for Change. Today: 100TPC open mic … Continue reading

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Graciela Artes Vega- Watsonville, CA 2018

ORGANIZER: Graciela Artes Vega CONTACT: gvegacendejas@gmail.com

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Larissa Shmailo -All-Star Women Poets Read to Benefit the Democratic Party- 2018

ORGANIZER: Larissa Shamilo CONTACT: larissa_shmailo@yahoo.com Saturday, September 29 at 6 PM – 7:15 PM, Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St, New York, New York 10014 NY, NY ALL-STAR WOMEN POETS READ TO BENEFIT DEMOCRATIC PARTY: Women poets read in support … Continue reading

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Alina Stefanescu- Birmingham, Alabama 2018

  Glass: A Journal of Poetry ISSN: 1941-4137 POETRY THAT ENACTS THE ARTISTIC AND CREATIVE PURITY OF GLASS Glass Poetry Presseditor@glass-poetry.com Ashley M. Jones received an MFA in Poetry from Florida International University (FIU), where she was a John S. … Continue reading

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Mikaela Curry-Pikeville Poetry, Pikeville, Kentucky 2018

ORGANIZER: Mikaela Curry CONTACT:  Mikaela Curry j.mikaela.curry@gmail.com ‘ ]

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Penny Kline- Sacramento Poetry Center, Sacramento, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Penny Kline CONTACT: ovationstage@gmail.com

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Lisa Vihos- Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2018

ORGANIZER: Lisa Vihos CONTACT: lisavihos@gmail.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Vihos stoneboat.journal@gmail.com July 20, 2018 Poetry for Change Returns to Sheboygan The public is invited to participate in an open mic poetry reading Sheboygan, WI, July 2018 – 100 … Continue reading

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Charlie Rossiter- Bennington, Vermont 2018

ORGANIZER: Charlie Rossiter CONTACT: charliemrossiter@gmail.com   September 29, 2018 Doors Open 7 pm, Performances at 7:30 Our all-genre open mic invites poets, musicians, storytellers, actors, dancers, magicians, and artists of any persuasion to sign up and perform in the spirit … Continue reading

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Nicia De’ Lovely-I March For YOu, Bay Area/Oakland, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Nicia De’ Lovely CONTACT: niciadelovely@gmail.com     About yesterday… AH-MAZZZING DAY!!! TRULY. As expected, my protest was extra lightweight in bodies, BUT, as always it was rich in spirit and purpose. My beautiful sister-friend and I walked, talked, posed for … Continue reading

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Spit-Fire- 100 Thousand Poets & Musicians for Change-St. Louis, MO 2018

ORGANIZER: Spit-Fire CONTACT: lostnation2009@gmail.com

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Jessica Mashael Bordelon with Poets and Yogis and Healers/ and I Am My Sister organization – New Orleans, Louisiana 2018

ORGANIZER: Jessica Mashael Bordelon CONTACT: jesbordelon@gmail.com      

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Carl Macki- Fairfax, California 2018

ORGANIZER: Carl Macki CONTACT: carlmacki@gmail.com      

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Kat Copeland Midland/Odessa (Permian Basin) Texas 2018

Organizer: Kat Copeland Contact: kopykat@grandecom.net Michael Guinn, Youth and Adult Poetry Slams www.mikeguinn.biz

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Lisa Vihos-Sheboygan, Wisconsin- Malawai Reading Garden 2018

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Florida, March and April 100 Thousand Poets for Change events for peace, highlighting issues of gun violence & memorial for Parkland, March and April 2018.

Florida, March and April 100 Thousand Poets for Change events for peace, highlighting issues of gun violence & memorial for Parkland. 100 Thousand Poets for Change article in the Tallahassee Democrat. 100TPC Gun Violence initiative in Florida! https://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/2018/03/10/poets-change-speak-out-protest-grief/409949002/ Poets for … Continue reading

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