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Poetry Month Events in Santa Barbara This Weekend Include Art Predator!

April 13, 2012

Happy National Poetry Month! If you’re in driving distance of Santa Barbara, there are a number of wonderful readings scheduled to celebrate!

Saturday, April 14 9-5pm
Ellen Dore Watson
Advanced Poetry Workshop
Mission Renewal Center
Mission Santa Barbara.
$125; includes two meals.  

Ellen is the author of several volumes of poetry, the most recent of which have been published by Tupelo Press and Alice James Books.  She is making a special trip from her home in western Massachusetts.  If interested in one of the remaining spots in this stellar workshop, contact Christine Kravetz:

Saturday April 14  2-4pm
Jan Steckel

The Poetry Zone
Karpeles Manuscript Museum

21 W. Anapamu, Santa Barbara
Host: Suzanne Frost  805-252-1655

Saturday April 14, 2012 – 7:00– 9:00 p.m.
Santa Barbara Poetry Series
The Contemporary Arts Forum
2nd Level of Paseo Nuevo Mall
Suggested donation $5 General $3 Student
A Poetry Reading to honor Poets with New Books

Gwendolyn Alley, Suzanne Frost, Louise Gerber, Diana Raab, BJ Riley, David Starkey, Lettre Sauvage Letterpress, printer/poet Fiona Spring, Brynn Saito, Grace Curtis and Stephen Dun

Sunday, April 15 12:00-2:00 pm
Sunday Poets

Taxing Your Titanic
Karpeles Manuscript Library, 21 W Anapamu.
Readers include Alison Schaumberg, Toni Lorien,
Marcia Meier, Susan Chiavelli, Steve Beisner, Soujourner Kincaid Rolle, and host Melinda Palacio.

Sunday April 14 1:00-3:00 pm
Mission Poetry Series
Mission Renewal Center
Mission Santa Barbara,
Features: Ellen Dore Watson, Michael C. Ford, David Starkey, and Suzanne Frost.

Pictured above is the cover of my book which came out March 15, 2011 and is available in print and ebook editions from me or from en theos press. Read more about the book including sample poems and reviews.

Get two copies of the book for $20 (save $2.95 on each copy)
Get two ebooks for the price of one (save $6.95!)
Buy one print copy at $12.95 and get an ebook FREE!

Thanks to Phil Taggart for compiling the list and sending it out!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. April 14, 2012 12:07 am

    Reblogged this on The Write Alley and commented:

    Upcoming readings: Saturday April 14 in Santa Barbara as well as Tuesday May 8 in Ventura. Poetry month and Mother’s Day specials:
    Get two copies of the book for $20 (save $2.95 on each copy)
    Get two ebooks for the price of one (save $6.95!)
    Buy one print copy at $12.95 and get an ebook FREE!

  2. April 14, 2012 1:13 am

    In Oxnard also on April 14 7pm
    Harry Northup and Holly Prado
    with guest student poet Krista Roque
    and a special poetry month tres leches cake

    Arcade Poetry Series
    Carnegie Art Museum
    424 South C Street, Oxnard
    Host: Jackson Wheeler

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