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  • Writer's Block of Time with Live Music
    Sat, Oct 23
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 23, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Come join us for an hour of music and writing!
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  • (Re)Inventing the Poem: Workshop on Poetic Forms with Anne Marie Wells
    Oct 20, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    Participants will explore well-established poetic forms (sonnets, haiku, etc), and examine several examples of how modern poets have subverted these established forms or invented their own forms entirely.
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  • In-Person: Indigenous Peoples' Day Poetry Reading
    Oct 09, 3:00 PM PDT
    Los Angeles, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day, the Sims Library of Poetry is proud to feature the poetic talent of Luis J. Rodríguez, Ramiro Rodríguez, Iván Salinas, and Briana Muñoz.
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  • VIRTUAL: Indigenous Peoples' Day Poetry Reading
    Oct 09, 3:00 PM
    Virtual Reading
    RSVP here for the zoom link to the virtual reading for this amazing event. The Indigenous Peoples' Day Poetry Reading features Luis J. Rodríguez, Shonda Buchanan, Ramiro Rodríguez, Iván Salinas, and Briana Muñoz.
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  • Liberated Woman Book Release
    Sun, Oct 03
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Oct 03, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Book Release + Open Mic
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  • An Hour On The Rise of Imagism After WWI w/ EJ Bowman
    Sep 25, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    Learn about the history of movements with EJ as we study and imitate the post-war imagists.
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  • Friday Floricanto Poetry Reading
    Fri, Sep 24
    Virtual Reading
    Sep 24, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    Virtual Reading
    Join us for an evening with poets Lisbeth Coiman, César L. De León, and Alan Chazaro.
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  • Luring in the Reader through Landscape: Poetry Workshop w/ Joseph Rios
    Sep 18, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Zoom
    In this workshop, we will focus on how to write your surroundings into topographical rich poems.
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  • Sims Library of Poetry Open House
    Sat, Aug 14
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Aug 14, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Come visit the library! Browse our shelves, take a tour, and even get a chance to record a poem for our instagram!
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  • How to Publish Your Poetry in Literary Journals w/ Anne Marie Wells
    Aug 11, 7:00 PM PDT
    Online
    CLI graduate, Anne Marie Wells, will lead participants through the process of submitting their work to literary journals. If you've never submitted work before and don't know where to start, this is the workshop for you. You will submit your first poem by the end of the workshop.
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  • Pages on Stages
    Sat, Aug 07
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Aug 07, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us for a Poetry Showcase featuring Hiram Sims, Charlie Becker, V. Kali, October BLU, Tommy Domino, Conney Williams, and Ravina Wadhwani. Hosted by AKoldPiece. The event is free for Library Members and $10 for everyone else. You can pay at the door.
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  • Ravina's Book Release: "Yellow"
    Wed, Jun 30
    Sims Library of Poetry
    Jun 30, 7:00 PM
    Sims Library of Poetry, 2702 W Florence Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90043, USA
    Join us in-person or virtually as Ravina releases her poetry collection, "Yellow!"
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  • Poetics of Decolonization
    Fri, Jun 25
    Zoom Event
    Jun 25, 7:00 PM – 8:20 PM PDT
    Zoom Event
    An hour of poesia and platica with Angel Dominguez and Josiah Luis Alderete.
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  • Teenager's Guide to Feminism Poetry Reading
    Jun 05, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
    on Zoom
    We are partnering with Pear Shaped Press to bring you an event featuring contributors from their debut anthology!
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  • Juntas Tour
    Wed, May 26
    Online Poetry Reading
    May 26, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Poetry Reading
    Two women speaking themselves home.
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  • Poetry Reading & Workshop with Raquel Perez
    May 14, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom Workshop
    Author Raquel Perez, will introduce her new book of poems Confessions of a Chicana with a Broken Tongue, read a poem, and do a poem activity with prompts.
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