This is a listing of some poetry events in the Santa Barbara area. If you would like to submit your event to be included on this page, please email information to sbpoetryseries [at] gmail.com.
There is also a Santa Barbara Poetry Google Calendar. To add this calendar:
- Open Google Calendar: calendar.google.com
- Under Other calendars, find the Add a friend’s calendar box. Copy this Calendar ID: firstname.lastname@example.org, paste it into the box, and press Enter.
- The calendar will then show up in your Other calendars list.
Information of recurring reading series and open mics is also under the Poets & Readings Directory (choose the category “Readings”).
February 20, 2017 5:15 pm-6:30 pm
Come one and all to the February edition of Santa Barbara's Favorite Poem reading! Bring a poem or two to…
February 27, 2017 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Atkinson Art Gallery, SBCC
[caption id="attachment_973" align="alignleft" width="277"] Risa Denenberg[/caption] [caption id="attachment_972" align="alignleft" width="199"] Chella Courington[/caption] The Creative Writing Program at SBCC presents Chella…
March 1, 2017 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Internationally renowned poet Yusef Komunyakaa is this year’s Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence, a program created to bring distinguished practitioners…
April 4, 2017 6:30 pm
The Good Lion
From Bacchus to Berryman, from Li Po to Dorothy Parker, drink and lyric flights have danced a long, sometimes loving,…
April 7, 2017 6:30 pm
The Friendship Manor, Jamison Hall
“We may not be able to live in Utopia, but we could be near.” Ibrahim Ibn Salma Come and join the adventures with Ibrahim as he reads from his recently published book of poetry and aphorisms that explore the…
April 9, 2017 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Santa Barbara Public Library
Introducing the 7th Santa Barbara Poet Laureate [caption id="attachment_1094" align="alignleft" width="214"] Enid Osborn (photo by Chryss Yost)[/caption] Enid Osborn has…