Upcoming readings and events on the Central Coast of California

First Thursday every month

Poetry/Spoken word reading in Cambria

7pm at the Unitarian Universalist fellowship, Featured Poets and Open reading.

  • Location: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    • 786 Arlington (in the west village)
    • Cambria, CA
  • Contact Mary Anne Anderson

Second Saturday every month

Live from the CORE
Poetry/Performance in Orcutt, California

7:30 pm every second Saturday, Featured Poets and Open Reading.

Second Sunday every month

Second Sunday at Seven Reading in Morro Bay

7pm every second Sunday, Featured Poets and Open Reading.

  • Location: Coalesce Garden Chapel
    • 845 Main Street
    • Morro Bay, CA
  • Contact Jerry Douglas Smith

Third Thursday every month

Third Thursday Poetry Reading in Atascadero

7pm every third Thursday, Featured Poets and Open Reading (5 minutes original work).

  • Location: St. Luke’s Church sanctuary
    • 5318 Palma Ave.
    • Atascadero CA
  • Contact Ivan BrownOtter

Third Sunday every month

Corners of the Mouth
Featured and Open Readings in San Luis Obispo since 1984

7pm every third Sunday, Featured Poets and Open Reading (5 minutes, original work only). Learn more at Language of the Soul.

Fourth Thursday Quarterly (January, April, July and October)

Poetry Night at the Los Osos Library

6:30pm the fourth Thursday, Quarterly (January, April, July and October). Featured Poets and Open Reading on a theme.

  • Location: Los Osos Library
    • 2075 Palisades Avenue
    • Los Osos, CA
  • Contact Beverly Boyd

Fourth Sunday every month

South County Poets in Arroyo Grande

5:30pm every fourth Sunday. 30 minute featured reading followed by open mic

  • Location: St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church’s side building
    • 301 Trinity Way
    • Arroyo Grande, CA
  • Contact Evy Cole
  • Contact David Ochs
    • (805) 268-9216