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Workshops, Open Mics & Other Events

[Updated June 11, 2021



Fahrenheit Open Mic

1st Sunday of the Month, 7pm

Zoom. No fee.

Register at



Seatuck Writers Group -- Nature Writing Workshop

2nd Monday of the month. 6:30-8:30pm.

Hosted by Seatuck Staff                                    

On site. $4-$8 fee  

Contact: 631-581-6908

Northport Plays Reader’s Theater—Reading and Critique of One Act Plays

Monday 6/14. Meeting opens at 7:15.

Zoom. No Fee.

Email if you plan to attend. Email a week or more in advance if you wish to be a reader. The play will be sent to you with your prescribed role.

Contact: Readers and Open Mic.

Last Saturday of each month. 4pm-6pm.


LI Poetry Collective Poetry Workshop           

Every Monday. 3-5pm.

Hosted by: Tony Policano 

Zoom. No fee.      


Note: Workshop is currently full, but they hope to start another

You can try my new Thursday workshop 



Art/Rich Poetry Roundtable Discussion Group

Every Tuesday, 4-5pm

Zoom. Free.



Wordsmiths Creative Writing Workshop

1st & 3rd Wednesdays 7-9pm.       

Hosted by: Sharon Dockweiler   

Zoom. No fee.



Poets of the Promise Christian Poetry Workshop

Every other Wednesday. April 21-June 30, 7-8:30. 

Host: Linda Dickman

Zoom & On-Site concurrently at

Samantha's Li'l Bit of Heaven in Northport

Donation requested.


Farmingdale Library Creative Writing Group

Every Other Wednesday. 6:30-8:30pm

Host: Judy Turek

Zoom. Free.

Contact: 516-249-9090

Oceanside Library Poetry Chat (Sometimes called Poetry Workshop)

2nd Wednesday of the Month, 7pm

Host: Christina Rau

Zoom. Free.

Contact: or


Do the Write Thing Prompt Workshop

1st, 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of the month. 10-noon.                    Host: Ann Kelly Edmunds--Patchogue/Medford Library  No fee.

Contact: 1-872-240-3311 Adult Reference Desk

LI Poetry Collective Poetry Workshop 

Every Thursday. 7-9pm          

Host: Richard Bronson 

Zoom. No fee.

Contact: (ask for Richard’s email.)

Note: Workshop is currently full. Try new workshop below.*

*LI Poetry Collective Workshop Presented by Brentwood Library

Every Thursday. 6:30-8:30pm          

Host: Sharon Dockweiler 

Held in person at Brentwood Library. No fee.


Calling All Writers Be the Feature Open Mic

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month, 

No Featured Readers. 10 min per Open Mic Reader.

Host: Terry Green?

Zoom. No fee.

Register at


Calling All Poets Series 2 Features & Open Mic

1st Friday every month,  7pm

Host: Terry Green?

Zoom. No Fee.

Register at

Poets in Port Feature and Open Mic

Every 4th Friday of the month.   7-8:30pm  

Host: Linda Dickman      

Zoom.  No fee.


Second Saturdays Morning Poetry Series--All Soul's Church

Second Saturday of every month, 11am-noon

Hosted by Barbara Southard

Zoom. Free.

Find Link at

Creative Writing at North Shore Library (2nd Sat?)

Host: Ann Kelly Edmunds

Zoom. Free

Contact:; 631-929-4488 Readers and Open Mic.

Last Saturday of each month. 4pm-6pm.

Hosts: Chip Williford & Maggie Bloomfield


Stark Reality 6 Ft Apart Heart to Heart Open Mic for Poets, Musicians, Comics

7 minutes per performer. Live-in person event. Mic & Amplifier available

Last Saturday of the Month 2-5pm  Masks a must.

Host Viviana Grell

353 Studios, 353 W 48th Street, 2nd Floor, Studio 3, NYC (between 8th & 9th Aves


Voices of Poetry Facebook page has an Event button that leads to an Event page

If you follow the page, you will get fascinating and educational facebook posts from host, Neil Silverblatt. This is a closed group. 

Long Island Poetry Fans Facebook Page posts events, contests & submission calls

Long Island Writer's House Facebook Page posts events, contests & submission calls

Yearly Events to Watch for:

Super Poem Sunday - A Poetry Reading/Slam Competition

Held Yearly on Super Bowl Sunday

3 min per person. $100 prize.

Watch for details at

More to come as I research who is still up and

running during the time of COVID.

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