Category Archives: UNITED STATES

Mike Nelson- Portsmouth, New Hampshire 2018

ORGANIZER: Mike Nelson CONTACT: 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: 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


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


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Lisa Vihos – Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2018

ORGANIZER: Lisa Vihos CONTACT: 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

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

ORGANIZER: Larissa Shamilo CONTACT: 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 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

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Penny Kline- Sacramento Poetry Center, Sacramento, California 2018


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Lisa Vihos- Sheboygan, Wisconsin 2018

ORGANIZER: Lisa Vihos CONTACT:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Vihos 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:   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:     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


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

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Carl Macki- Fairfax, California 2018

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Kat Copeland Midland/Odessa (Permian Basin) Texas 2018

Organizer: Kat Copeland Contact: Michael Guinn, Youth and Adult Poetry Slams

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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! Poets for … Continue reading

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Cara Cruikshank = “Courageous Vulnerability: How Can Men Support Women to Speak Up and Be Seen?” 100TPC-Denver, Colorado 2018

“Courageous Vulnerability: How Can Men Support Women to Speak Up and Be Seen?” A Conference Panel and Multi-Sensory Literary Salon A Non-Profit Fundraiser in Honor of #metoo, #hertoo, #timesup presented by Cafe de la Culture, Moving to End Sexual Assault, … Continue reading

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Paula Cisewski- Minneapolis, Minnesota 2017

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Dennis Formento-100 Thousand Poets for Change Northshore- Covington, Louisiana 2017

Organizer: Dennis Formento Contact: Photos by Dennis Formento

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Nicole Metts-Central Texas Writers Society-Copperas Cove, Texas

ORGANIZER: Nicole Metts CONTACT: Themed “Unity in the Community”. We will be covering topics of peaceful , equality, change, unity and sustainability. Poets, writers, and artists will share their words with you and have fun activities planned for the whole … Continue reading

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Kai Love- Chicago, Illinois 2017


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Kathleen McCoy-SUNY Adirondack-Queensbury, New York, 2017

ORGANIZER: Kathleen McCoy- SUNY Adirondack-Queensbury, New York CONTACT:  

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Nada Merghani -The Artivist Society/UNCC Merge -Charlotte, NC 2017

ORGANIZER: Nada Merghani CONTACT: ORGANIZATION: The Artivist Society/UNCC Merge

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Lee Ballinger- Hip Hop Awareness Festival 100TPC LA Radio Studio-2017

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Leonard Gontarek – Philadelphia, PA 2017

ORGANIZER: Leonard Gontarek CONTACT: 100000 POETS FOR CHANGE Leonard Gontarek Charles Carr & Co. Presented By POETRY IN COMMON & PEACE/WORKS Philadelphia PA USA The Radian (Outdoors) 3925 Walnut Street SEPTEMBER 30, 2 PM In Association With 100 THOUSAND … Continue reading

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Ariel Resnikoff and Jerome Rothenberg, Technicians of The Sacred: 50th Anniversary, Philadelphia, PA 2017

ORGANIZER: Ariel Resnikoff and Jerome Rothenberg, Kelly Writers House CONTACT:   Since its first publication in 1968, JEROME ROTHENBERG’s Technicians of the Sacred has educated a generation of poets, artists, and readers to the multiple faces and possibilities of … Continue reading

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Kinga Tóth-International Writer Program-Iowa City, Iowa 2017

ORGANIZER: Kinga Tóth-International Writing Program CONTACT: Dear ALL PEOPLE IN IOWA! We join to Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion’s 100 Thousand Poets for Change (Official) and to 100 Thousand Poets for Change (Global) 2017 event here in Iowa. 30. … Continue reading

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Peter Whalen – Milwaukee High School of the Arts Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2017

ORGANIZER: Peter Whalen CONTACT: ORGANIZATION”: Milwaukee High School of the Arts Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Xanath Caraza- Trail West Library-Kansas City, Missouri 2017

ORGANIZER: Xanath Caraza CONTACT: In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month & 100TPC: Poetry Reading and Open Mic at Trail West Library, 11401 E 23rd St Independence, MO 64111. Join me on September 30 at 1 p.m. This reading will … Continue reading

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Mindy Levokove-New York, New York 2017

ORGANIZER: Mindy Levokove CONTACT: LOCATION: 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden DATE: TBA

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Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics- Boulder, Colorado 2017

ORGANIZER: Swanee Astrid CONTACT: ORGANIZATION: Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics EVENT DESCRIPTION: 3pm — Beats – A Naropan Periodical, hosted by Eric Shoemaker & Paul Christopher Gomez 4pm — Open Slam, hosted by Wheeler Light *Prize will be … Continue reading

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John Roche and Paulette Swartzfager -Rochester, New York 2017

ORGANIZER: John Roche and Paulette Swartzfager CONTACT: Flying Squirrel for October 1, 3-7 pm.  

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Alia Rain Smith 89.9fm Missoula, Montana 2017

ORGANIZER: Alia Rain Smith’ CONTACT: ORGANIZATION: or locally at 89.9fm

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Mike Nelson – Portsmouth, New Hampshire 2017


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A’nji -Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta- Atlanta, Georgia 2017

ORGANIZER: A’nji CONTACT: Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta 1447 Church St. Decatur, GA 30030 United States Time: 7 PM – 9 PM

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Cara Cruickshank -Cafe de la Culture- Boulder, Colorado 2017

ORGANIZER: Cara Cruickshank CONTACT: WEBPAGE: Cafe de la Culture, The Caritas Center and Savory spice present    A 100 Thousand Poets for Change Event “What is it to be Human?” A Round Table Panel Discussion with Scientists and … Continue reading

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Dr. Juanita Kirton – East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 2017

ORGANIZER: Dr. Juanita Kirton CONTACT:   Privileged Privileged to turn a faucet Flush my shit, open a frig Sleep in a bed Buy blue for my dog Walking in a fog   Lack for nothing No hunger No loss … Continue reading

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Michael Wendt Woodland Pattern- Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2017


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SonyatheSunflower -West Palm Beach, Florida 2017

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Sharon McSweeney – Richmond, Virginia 2017


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Laura Ann Winton, Rock Island, Illinois 2017


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Penny Kline – Sacramento, California 2017


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Liz Ciccone- Redwing, Minnesota 2017


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Curtis L. Crisler- Fort Wayne, Indiana 2017


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Halleluja Adams – Baywood, California 2017


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Zev Keisch- Damariscotta, Maine 2017


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Maria James–Thiaw- Summerdale, Pennsylvania 2017


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Catherine Lee-Asheville, North Carolina 2017

ORGANIZER: Catherine Lee CONTACT: Open Mic at Firestorm Books, Asheville NC Open Mic featuring Catherine Lee at Firestorm Books & Coffee 610 Haywood Rd, Asheville NC (828) 255-8115 [bookstore]  

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Ann Keniston – Reno, Nevada 2017


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Richard Krawiec and Jaki Shelton Green -Raleigh, North Carolina 2017

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Samuel Duarte -Santa Maria, CA 2017


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John Kaniecki – Montclair, New Jersey 2017

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Polly Lazaron – Charlottesville, Virginia 2017

ORGANIZER: Polly Lazaron CONTACT: 2017 Charlottesville, VA 100 TPC Event Feedback “A gathering like this helps me as a poet and as a human being, by letting my voice be heard among appreciative folks, listening to other voices so diverse … Continue reading

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Marjorie Tesser – NY, NY 2017


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Tony Oliveri – Newport, Pennsylvania 2017


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Deborah James – Oakland, CA 2017


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Ace Theodore II and Leslie Council – South Texas/El Paso-Texas 2017

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Stephanie Ann Barrows – Lawrence, Kansas 2017

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Evelyn Augusto -GUNS DON’T SAVE PEOPLE POETS DO- Jefferson, NY 2017

ORGANIZER: Evelyn Augusto CONTACT: GUNS DON’T SAVE PEOPLE POETS DO… Dueling with words to stop Gun Violence. ‘ Oct 6th at 8pm The Glen Falls House, Round Top, NY

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Oregon Communist Party, G.L. Morrison-Portland, Oregon 2017

Organizer: G.L. Morrison Contact: The Oregon Communist Party USA is delighted to join activists and performing artists in global solidarity. We will be organizing events in Eugene & Portland.

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Beth Sheffield and Melissa Hassard- Greensboro, North Carolina 2017


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Joanne Leva – Souderton, PA 2017

ORGANIZER: Joanne Leva CONTACT:   Souderton-Telford Main Streets Organization (STMS) and the Montgomery County Poet Laureate program (MCPL) are joining efforts to produce a commemorative special edition publication of the 100TPC chapbook to coincide with the fifth anniversary of … Continue reading

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Karen Craigo – Springfield, MO 2017

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Cynthia Hendrickson – Tiffin, Ohio 2017

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Mike Jurkovic – New Paltz, New York 2017


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Keith M Kelley – Chicago, Illinois 2017


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Theresa Göttl Brightman – Latitudes Poetry Night – Akron, Ohio 2017

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Janina La Papita – Dubuque, Iowa 2017


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Poetess Kalamu Chaché – East Palo Alto, California 2017

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Tumblewords Project – Donna Snyder – El Paso, Texas


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Rashida James – Saadiya – Pittsburgh, PA 2017


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Arnoldo Colibrí Hummingbird – Oakland, California 2017

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