When We Create Poetry Community We Support One Another

Make sure you visit these venues and bring a poem to read or a pen to write.

Book Launch Saturday, August 24

Lestat's Hillcrest, 1041 University Ave.

3-5 P.M. Christpher R.'s New Book Intellectual Suicide


2nd Saturday Poetry Cafe

The Second Saturday of Each Month 

Meraki Cafe

5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
1735 Adams Ave.

San Diego, CA 92116

Co-hosts Ying Wu & Andy Palasciano Free
Contact @   yingchoon@gmail.com

2nd Sunday Jihmye Poetry

The 2nd Sunday of Each Month, No Cover

The Spacebar Cafe & Wine Bistro

 7454 University Ave., Suite A, La Mesa, CA 91942  

 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Jim Moreno hosts 

Contact Jim Moreno @jimpoet@hotmail.com



The Poetry Bench 

The last Sunday of every month

Corner of 6th and Quince, 5 blocks north

of Laurel and 6th under the big tree.

2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Contact person is Deborah:  debzzo@yahoo.com 


The Poet's Tree

3rd Saturday in July 

Saturday 7/21/18:  Starts 1:00 P.M. Potluck, 3:00 P.M., Reading 5:00 P.M.

5088 Diane Ave., San Diego, CA 92112   Free

Contact Chris Vannoy: cvannoy777@gmail.com


First Saturday, Sound Party (Formerly Starve Theater) 

1150 7th Ave., -Basement- San Diego, CA  

Contact Mary Leary, 8:00 P.M.


Every Sunday: Twiggs Tea & Coffee House

Music and Poetry, Contact Claudia Poquoc

4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. 


Blue Stocking Book Store San Diego Poetry Annual Reading ,

3817 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

7:00 P.M.  Contact Curran Jeffery on Facebook

or San Diego Poetry Annual website for date in 2018.


2nd Monday of Each Month 

Verbatim Poets Society

Verbatim Books, 7:30 P.M. Free

3793 30th St., San Diego, CA 92104 

Adam Greenfield hosts, facebook.com/sdredpoets


 Last Monday:  The North Park Poetry Slam

The Queen Bee's Art & Cultural Center

3925 Ohio St. San Diego, CA 92104 

 8:00 P.M., Cover, Contact Rudy Francisco

$5.00 cover  


Every Tuesday: Lyrical Exchange,

Queen Bees Art & Cultural Center

3925 Ohio St. San Diego, CA 92104 

 8:00 P.M., $5.00 cover  Contact Sun Ra


2nd & 4th Thursday:" Palabra"

An Evening of Poetry and Open Mic 

La Bodega Gallery , 2196 Logan Ave.

San Diego, CA 92113, 7:00 P.M.  Free

Ted Washington, www.labodegagallery.com 


Third Thursday,  New Alchemy Poetry Series

3341 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116  

Contact Seretta, New Alchemy Facebook page, Free


3rd Thursday, Onyx Room

852 5th AVe., San Diego, CA 92101

9:00 P.M.  $10.00 Cover, Contact Ant Black or Viet Mai



3rd Thursday Herb & Wood  Open Mic

2210 Kettner Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Little Italy 

6:30 Sign Up, 7:00 P.M. Start

Contact Bria at (619) 955-8485

Hosted by Glory 



4th Thursday, Open Mic @ SNOICE Deserts

8423 Paradise Valley Rd., Spring Valley,CA 91977

7:00 P.M. Signup  No Cover, Contact Sherwin Ginez on Facebook

Outdoors under the stars,  


Every Friday

Black Expressions Open Mic

La Bodega Art Gallery

Corner of Sampson and Logan in Logan Heights

8:00 P.M.


First Friday:  The Poetry Party, The Santa Fe Room 

2150 Pan American Road West  

Balboa Park, 2:30 P.M. Free, Contact Christopher R  


Last Friday: Poetic Legacy

Senior Lounge, 1800 El Prado

Room 105, Balboa Park

3:30 - 5:30 P.M.  Free

A monthly workshop exploring 2 renown poets.

Taking prompts from these poets, participants

are encouraged to write their own poetry.

Christopher R & Pat Andrus (619) 569-4922 


For Listings of open mic's in Southern California google POETIX.


Enter content here

Enter content here

Enter content here

Enter supporting content here