This is a member-created list for local events and readings in poetry that are occurring in the NC area. If there is an event you want to see here, use the contact button above to let us know about it. NCPS-sponsored readings appear on this page.
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Wednesday, June 3rd, at 7:00pm, Scuppernong Books will host a poetry reading by Kelly Cherry and Karol Neufield.
Thursdays, June 4-June 30, Pam Baggett will be leading poetry workshops on the subject of Writing About Your Life in Poetry in Chapel Hill. Cost $80. Contact Pam directly for more information.
Saturday, June 6th at 4:00pm at The Regulator Bookshop
poetry reading features Debra Kaufman, Kevin Boyle, Richard Krawiec, and Ralph Earle. And homemade sangria!
Thursday, June 11th at 7:00 p.m. at Flyleaf Books
Featured readers at the monthly Second Thursday Poetry series will be Betty Adcock and David Treadway Manning. Open mic follows.
Saturday, June 13th at 1:00pm at the Turkish House in Cary: Cooking with Poetry Workshop, led by Richard Krawiec, Debra Kaufman, and Stephanie Levin, along with Master Chef Deniz Ender. Contact Jacar Press for registration.
Saturday, June 13th at 7:00pm at Tate Street Coffee House features Val Nieman, Beth Copeland, and Sage Chioma. Open mic follows.
Sunday, June 14th at 1:00pm, City Lights Books,
Poetry, wine, and food — featuring poets Kathryn Stripling Byer and Richard Krawiec.
Monday, June 15th, poet Jessica Jacobs discusses Georgia O’Keeffe as part of the Altamont Poetry Series.
Thursday, June 18th, 7:00pm, Jaki Shelton Green and Lucia Powe read from First Love & Other Poems, by Norman Weinstein at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham.
Sunday, June 21st , 2:00 pm at Womancraft in Carrborro, Jaki Shelton Green and Lucia Powe read from First Love & Other Poems, by Norman Weinstein
Sunday, June 28th, 2:00pm at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, Jaki Shelton Green and Lucia Powe read from First Love & Other Poems, by Norman Weinstein