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The Poetry Institute Poetry Series

  • The Institute Library 847 Chapel Street New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

On the third Thursday of each month, The Poetry Institute Poetry Series celebrates an eclectic mix of poetic voices. Free. Refreshments. (And participants are invited to bring something to share.) Open mic. Outstanding featured readers. In a casual setting. Open to all members of the public (and even others).

Doors open at 6:30. Open Mic begins at 7:00 We take a short social break and then enjoy are reading from Featured Poet (about 20 minutes). Feature Poet Q&A

Our Open Mic is unique in that we invite only 1 poem or selection per person up to 3 minutes.  You’ll find this an inviting, comfortable format where everyone feels welcome.  Our Open Mic readings are free and open to the public.

Features include established and emerging voices and are selected by invitation-only.