Poetry and Spoken & Written Word

Poetry Events 2024

Complimentary poetry workshops are open to poets of all levels. An RSVP is not required for workshops. Please refer to the Malibu Poet Laureate webpage for updated information on poetry workshops, programs, and events.

Caffeinated Verse: includes a featured reader, followed by an open mic format. Workshops take place in-person.

The Write Time: Malibu Poet Laureate Nathan Hassall will use prompts and examples to explore different forms of poetry, inspire poetry approaches, and encourage new works. Workshops take place in-person.

Jubilations: Hosted by the Malibu Library and Malibu Poet Laureate Nathan Hassall. A gathering themed to celebrate joy in a time of whelming possibilities, to give voice to the true nature of vitality modeled on the natural world, to attend to the power of love and joy. Gathering is open air and features selected poets, and open mic, and conversation. Complimentary and an RSVP is not required.