Workshops, Open Mics & Other Events

[Updated June 11, 2021

                                 

SUNDAYS

Fahrenheit Open Mic

1st Sunday of the Month, 7pm

Zoom. No fee.

Register at Eventbrite.com

                                                                     

MONDAYS

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: NorthportPlays@gmail.com

 

PoetryStreetOnTheRoad.com--Feature Readers and Open Mic.

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

Contact: PoetryStreetOnTheRoad.com

LI Poetry Collective Poetry Workshop           

Every Monday. 3-5pm.

Hosted by: Tony Policano 

Zoom. No fee.      

Contact: tonypolicano@optonline.net

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

You can try my new Thursday workshop 

Summer Gazebo Reading Series

Every Monday Night June, July & August 7-8pm

65 Foxhurst Street, Oceanside (The gazebo in the field across from the fire dept)

Free. Bring a chair. 

50/25/25 will be held. Opptys for sponsorship.

Proceeds benefit Kamp Kiwanis

Contact: Tony Iovino tonyiovino@gmail.com                    

TUESDAYS

Art/Rich Poetry Roundtable Discussion Group

Every Tuesday, 4-5pm

Zoom. Free.

ShelterIslandPublicLibrary.org

WEDNESDAYS

 

Wordsmiths Creative Writing Workshop

1st & 3rd Wednesdays 7-9pm.       

Hosted by: Sharon Dockweiler   

Zoom. No fee.

Contact: Deerparklibrary.org

         

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.

Contact: Libearyn@gmail.com

Farmingdale Library Creative Writing Group

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

Host: Judy Turek

Zoom. Free.

Contact: FarmingdaleLibrary.org. 516-249-9090

Oceanside Library Poetry Chat (Sometimes called Poetry Workshop)

2nd Wednesday of the Month, 7pm

Host: Christina Rau

Zoom. Free.

Contact: OceansideLibrary.org or ChristinaMRau.com

THURSDAYS

Do the Write Thing Prompt Workshop

1st, 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of the month. 10-noon.                    Host: Ann Kelly Edmunds--Patchogue/Medford Library         

GoToMeeing.com. No fee.

Contact: pmlib.libnet.info 1-872-240-3311 Adult Reference Desk

LI Poetry Collective Poetry Workshop 

Every Thursday. 7-9pm          

Host: Richard Bronson 

Zoom. No fee.

Contact: tonypolicano@optonline.net (ask for Richard’s email.)

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

*LI Poetry Collective Workshop Presented by Brentwood Library

Every Thursday. 7-9pm          

Host: Sharon Dockweiler 

Zoom. No fee.

Contact: BrentwoodNYLibrary.org

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 CallingAllPoets.net

FRIDAYS

Calling All Poets Series 2 Features & Open Mic

1st Friday every month,  7pm

Host: Terry Green?

Zoom. No Fee.

Register at CallingAllPoets.net

Poets in Port Feature and Open Mic

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

Host: Linda Dickman      

Zoom.  No fee.     

Libearyn@gmail.com

SATURDAYS

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 allsouls-stonybrook.org/poetry-series-1

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

Host: Ann Kelly Edmunds

Zoom. Free

Contact: Northshorepubliclibrary.org; 631-929-4488

PoetryStreetOnTheRoad.com--Feature Readers and Open Mic.

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

Hosts: Chip Williford & Maggie Bloomfield

Contact: PoetryStreetOnTheRoad.com

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

FACEBOOK PAGES THAT LIST EVENTS

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 Bards.com

More to come as I research who is still up and

running during the time of COVID.