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Poetry Night Reading Series

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Poetry Night Reading Series takes place at 7 p.m. on the third floor (indoors) of the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in Davis. There will be an open mic after the featured performers. Open mic performances will be limited to four minutes or two items, whichever is shorter. The open mic list typically fills by 7 p.m., so arrive early. Organizers recommend mask-wearing.
Find out more about the Poetry Night Reading Series in Davis, California by visiting Invite your friends to sign up for the mailing list. To learn more about Dr. Andy’s tiny media fiefdom, check out his weekly podcast at and his weekly newsletter at For example, in his most recent podcast, Dr. Andy interviewed the poets Beth Suter (another Davisite who has published a new book of poetry) and Colorado poet Andrew Hemmert.
Upcoming Poetry Night Events:
Upcoming readers (2023) at the Poetry Night Reading Series will include, among others, Mary Mackey, Pamela Houston, Lois Jones, Brad Henderson, Talia Lakshmi Kolluri, Julia Levine, and Rooja Mohassessy.
The Poetry Night Reading Series has been committed to serving the literary and arts community in the city of Davis since 2011. Happening every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at the Natsoulas Gallery, each reading contains two featured poets followed by an open mic. Poetry in Davis was voted “Best Open Mic” in The California Aggie’s “Best of Davis″ edition and has been featured in Davis Life Magazine. Readers have included UC Davis faculty Francisco X. Alarcón, John Boe, Joshua Clover, Jack Forbes, Clarence Major, Sandra McPherson, Katie Peterson, Margaret Ronda, Joe Wenderoth, and Alan Williamson, as well as many regional and traveling poets, including Molly Peacock, Dana Gioia, and James Ragan.


June 20
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
521 1st St.
Davis, CA 95616 United States
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Andy Jones
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