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”).
April 11, 2017 2:00 pm
Santa Barbara City Hall
[caption id="attachment_1094" align="alignright" width="214"] Enid Osborn (photo by Chryss Yost)[/caption] The public is invited to join the city in celebrating…
April 13, 2017 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Santa Barbara Public Library
We will create poetry on typewriters in the style of Concrete Poetry (or Visual Poetry) - where how the words…
April 13, 2017 5:00 pm-12:00 am
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We reschedule soon. Gunpowder will be publishing a new Shoreline Voices Project this year.…
April 14, 2017 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Art from Scrap
Poetry - Vintage typewriters - Wine… Join us for a magical evening of inspired poetry writing and recitation in the style…
April 17, 2017 5:15 pm-6:30 pm
A community favorite, hosted by Lois Klein on the 3rd Monday of each month. Bring a poem or two, not…
April 21, 2017 5:30 pm
Poetry reading by Bay area poet Lisa Rizzo and Santa Barbara poet Marcia Meier, Friday, April 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Rizzo…
April 21, 2017 6:00 pm
BC Forum, SBCC West Campus
[caption id="attachment_1108" align="alignleft" width="214"] SBCC Poetry Slam Flyer[/caption] Join us on Friday April 21st from 6-8p.m. at the SBCC BC…
April 22, 2017 11:00 am-April 23, 2017 6:00 pm
Earth Day at Alameda Park
Santa Barbara is the birthplace of Earth Day. Poets living in Santa Barbara County are invited to offer their books…
April 23, 2017 8:00 pm
Kabir is an acclaimed fifteenth-century poet-saint of North India. The MultiCultural Center at UCSB is hosting a night of music…
April 26, 2017 8:30 pm
Celebrating the release of the annual literary magazine, The Phoenix. The Phoenix is Westmont's literary, art, and music publication. Produced by students, The…