Weekly/Monthly Readings

Note: Please call or email the venue to make sure the event is happening, and please email poetryatlanta@hotmail.com if there are errors or changes to be made to these listings.

THIRD SATURDAYS, 12:45 PM
ATLANTA WRITERS CLUB
GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE
Information about speakers, driving directions, and club activities can be viewed at
www.atlantawritersclub.org. The club is now meeting at Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody Campus, 2101 Womack Road.


EVERY SUNDAY, 8:00 PM (SIGN UP AT 7:30)
JAVA MONKEY SPEAKS POETRY OPEN MIC

JAVA MONKEY COFEE HOUSE, DECATUR 


Theresa Davis hosts this event at Java Monkey Coffeehouse (404-378-5002), on the covered patio and open courtyard at 425 Church Street) across from the downtown Decatur MARTA station. In addition to open mic there is a featured poet who performs for 20 to 30 minutes. Arrive well before 7:30 p.m. to sign up to read. 


EVERY SUNDAY, 8:30 PM

WORD IS BORN OPEN MIC
APACHE CAFÉ 


Spoken word open mic. $7 cover charge. 64 Third St. in Midtown. For more information call (404) 876-5436.
www.apachecafe.info.


EVERY SUNDAY, 8PM-12AM 
THE TUNE-UP OPEN MIC SHOWCASE
ROYAL PEACOCK, ATLANTA
Baritone Scholar and Ark Angel host this open mic every Sunday at the Royal Peacock, 186 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303. 1st Sunday: Hip Hop Revival, 2nd Sunday: Soul to Soul (r&b, neo soul), 3rd Sunday: R.A.W. (spoken word), 4th Sunday: Erotic Xpressions (poetry). $7 admission. Free to perform. Free parking. $100 cash prize every night. Signup starts at 7pm at Mangos (located next to the Royal Peacock). Doors open at 8:00. The open mic begins at 8:30. 


FIRST MONDAY, 8:00 PM 

AVONDALE ESTATES POETRY OPEN MIC
THE BISHOP
Open mic with featured readers. Sign up begins at 7:15 p.m. and readings at 8 p.m. 124 N. Avondale Road. Contact Julia Ewen at jewel@bellsouth.net for more info.

FIRST TUESDAYS
ART AMOK! POETRY SLAM
RED LIGHT CAFE 
Art Amok! sponsors one of Atlanta's two official poetry slam teams. Bouts arrears held at the Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Walk. For a complete list of upcoming events visit, https://www.facebook.com/ArtAmokSlam/



EVERY WEDNESDAY, 7:30 PM 

POETICALLY SPEAKING: SPOKEN WORD OPEN MIC

REV COFFEE, SMYRNA


A.Marie and Dorise Dixon are hosting this new open mic every Wednesday night at REV Coffee in Smyrna. 1680-B Spring Road.
www.revcoffee.com or (770) 874-8407.


EVERY FIRST THURSDAY, 8:00 PM

ACOUSTIC LYRICS SHOWCASE
ACOUSTIX JAZZ
CrushHouse Arts Entertainment hosts Acoustic Lyrics, an evening of Eclectic Soul, Poetry, and R&B at Acoustix Jazz, 840 Marietta St Nw, in AtlantaWitness the best of Artists & Bands in the realm of acoustic music and poetry. For more information call (678) 723-8039. http://chartsent.com/acoustic-lyrics



EVERY THURSDAY, 7 - 10 PM
URBAN GRIND OPEN MIC
Urban Grind Coffee House hosts an open mic every Thursday night with a rotating roster of hosts. No charge, but visitors encouraged to buy a drink. 962 Marietta St. (404) 724-0605 or www.urbangrindatl.com.

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY, 7:30 PM 

CLITERATI 
AT CHARIS BOOKS

Charis and Cliterati pair up to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Hosted by the anarchic spoken word team of Karen G and Theresa Davis, members of the Art Amok Slam Team, this series cultivates the voices of authors, novices and an assortment of poets, songstresses and storytellers. If you've never been to Cliterati what are you waiting for? 1189 Euclid Ave. in Little Five Points. www.charisbooksandmore.com

EVERY THIRD FRIDAY, 9:00 PM (Doors Open 8:00pm)

Words UNBoxed, Performance Poetry, Actors Monologues and Readings
Mark SQuared Studios, Clarkston (10 min from Downtown Decatur)
Eddie Oliver hosts this event a Mark SQuared Studios (404.953.5280) at 3550 Clarkston Industrial Blvd, Ste H, Clarkston, GA 30021 All performers are featured local and national poets, authors and actors. Performers are backed by the DatGuy CutZoo Band. Cover is $5. If you RSVP via eventbrite your first beverage is on the house! To RSVP go to http://msq_wordsunboxed.eventbrite.com/. All UNboxed Sessions are Recorded Live in front of a Studio Audience and Streamed on UStream.tv/user/marksquaredatl

FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYS, 1:00 TO 3:00 PM
WRITERS CIRCLE
GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE, DUNWOODY
orgia Perimeter College hosts the Writer’s Circle, a creative writing group, at the Dunwoody campus, 2101 Womack Road . The meetings are free and open to the public. For more information visit http://writerscircle.homestead.com/