Earth Day Cabaret Reading

Join poets and writers in celebration of the natural beauty of our planet, and be reminded of what we can do to keep it healthy. Hosted by Greg Bell.
Genre: Poetry

Los Angeles Press National Poetry Month Reading

Join the Los Angeles Press for a celebration of National Poetry Month with a selection of featured readers from its company of great poets, performance artists, and playwrights. Spotlight on new hybrid genre texts and 2018–2019 COLA artists and writers! The event will be hosted by Linda Ravenswood.
Genre: Poetry

Donna Spruijt-Metz signs “Slippery Surfaces”

Come out for a celebration of poet Donna Spruijt-Metz and “Slippery Surfaces” at Chevalier’s Books. Poets Joseph Rios, Brendan Constantine, and Damaris Heel will also be reading from their work. The night will be hosted by Nan Cohen.
Genre: Poetry

Nare Garibyan reads from and signs “When Ruins Speak: A Journey of Poems”

Come out for an evening with poet Nare Garibyan and “When Ruins Speak: A Journey of Poems” at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse. This inaugural collection of poetry attempts to reach out to humanity and encourage people to explore their own cultural elements, including the truths hidden in the dark corners.
Genre: Poetry

PEN America Los Angeles Book Club

PEN America presents its April Book Club meeting to discuss The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo. Hosted by spoken word poet and writer Danyeli.
Location: Blu Elefant Cafe, 2024 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, 90018

Unhealthy Poetry: A night of readings

Come out for an evening with Sarah Nivala & Molly Ash as they host Unhealthy Poetry. Featuring poetry readings and discussion, Unhealthy Poetry is a platform for some of Los Angeles’s most promising up and coming poets to share their work.
Genre: Poetry

James Cushing reads from “Solace”

Beyond Baroque presents James Cushing, former SLO poet laureate and longtime fixture of the SoCal poetry scene to present “Solace,” the 25th title from LA’s own Cahuenga Press. He’ll be reading alongside acclaimed poet Mary Ann McFadden, who will read from her own work. This will be the first public reading of Solace.
Genre: Poetry