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November 20, 2021
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Program will take place on Zoom

(310) 456-2489 ext. 349
Complimentary, RSVP required
Poet Peter J Harris putting on a jacket in the street smiling
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Caffeinated Verse, Open Mic Poetry with Featured Reader Peter J. Harris

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Join Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie at Caffeinated Verse with featured reader Peter J. Harris

An RSVP is required by calling 310-456-2489, ext. 349 or complete the online form

Complimentary virtual program open to poets of all levels. Caffeinated Verse includes featured reader, Peter J. Harris followed by an open mic format for poets to share their work with the Malibu community.

Peter J. Harris, 2018 Los Angeles COLA Fellow in literary arts, Fellow of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities at USC, is the author of Bless the Ashes, poetry (Tia Chucha Press), winner of the 2015 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award, and The Black Man of Happiness: In Pursuit of My 'Unalienable Right,' a book of personal essays, winner of a 2015 American Book Award. In 2021, FlowerSong Press will publish Harris’ Safe Arms: 20 Love & Erotic Poems (w/an Ooh Baby Babymoan), Spanish translation by Francisco Letelier. Harris is founding director of The Black Man of Happiness Project, a creative, intellectual and artistic exploration of Black men and joy. Harris also writes the blog WREAKING HAPPINESS: A Joyful Living Journal.

Photo by Adenike A. Harris

Mrs. Buxie will host an additional virtual poetry program on December at 11:00 AM
  • December 4 - The Write Time, Poetry Writing Workshop 

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