PoetryLife Events

  • Bookstore1 PoetryMic with Linda Goodman Robiner & Tanya Young
    Dec 04, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month's poets are Linda Goodman Robiner & Tanya Young.
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  • "Frank: Sonnets" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Dec 14
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Dec 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. It celebrates the integral role of poets and poetry in life and literature. December's selection is "Frank: Sonnets" by Diane Seuss, winner of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
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  • Bookstore1 January PoetryMic with Linda Albert and Judy Benfari
    Jan 08, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month's poets are Linda Albert and Judy Benfari.
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  • "Against Silence" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jan 11
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jan 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. January’s selection is "Against Silence" by Frank Bidart. An urgent new collection from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.
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  • "Balladz" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Feb 08
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 08, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    February’s Poetry Book Club selection is "Balladz" by Sharon Olds, the Pulitzer Prize and T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry winner, called “a poet for these times, a powerful woman who won't back down (San Francisco Chronicle).”
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  • Poetry Writing Workshops with Martín Espada and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
    Mar 11, 2023, 8:30 AM EST – Mar 13, 2023, 8:30 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    As part of our Sarasota PoetryLife Festival, join either Martín Espada or Patricia Jabbeh Wesley as they offer small-group workshops with a one-on-one conference. Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
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