Meetings and events

Meetings are held at the Beverly Public Library, usually on the third Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Members are asked to bring a little bit of food or a beverage to share (cookies, little sandwiches, cheese, whatever). Each meeting will feature a presentation on a poet, movement or form that should be of general interest to members. After the program, members are encouraged to bring an original poem and six to 10 copies for members to offer gentle critique.

Below is Autumn/Winter 2018 schedule

September 15: Along the Way, by Ray J. (Whittier)

October 6: Roberta Hung, Poems of Elizabeth Bishop

November 17: Susan Piccole, Headline News

December 1: Joint meeting with Massachusetts State Poetry Society, Annual Holiday Party.

Winter/Spring/Fall 2019 dates are available, but programs are not yet chosen in full. Times are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
March 16, 2019:

April 20, 2019 (start at 11:30):. Annual Celebration of National Poetry Month with Open Mic

May 18, 2019:

Summer recess

September 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

December 7, 2019 with Mass State Poets, Annual Holiday Party, Barnet Gallery, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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4 thoughts on “Meetings and events

  1. Calling all North Shore Poets to Speak Up Spoken Word Open Mike. We meet every Wednesday at the Walnut Street Coffee Cafe, 157 Walnut St. Lynn, MA at 7:30 pm. Folks get 5 minutes at the mike to speak whatever’s on your mind. The feature goes on at 8:30 for half an hour with more open mike following. Folks read poems, tell stories, cuss, kiss, and clap. Plus every person at the mike gets a very special and oh so valuable rare thank you coin. See you next Wednesday. Ciao, Tony Toledo

  2. Just moved to the area have not written or performed in years but I am looking to get back in the saddle again.

    1. Nice to hear from you. We are always open to new poets and try to support poets in their various activities, but usually as individuals. We share information about readings, meetings, open mics., etcetera. What kind of collaboration are you thinking of?

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