Poetry and Spoken & Written Word

Poetry Events 2023

Jubilations: Embrace the Night: The 2023 poetry summit, Jubilations and Other Notations, embraces the joys of life. Poets and artists of many disciplines, from students in the City’s Arts in Education program to other features will share their wonder in movement, music, paint, and word.

  • May 6, 2023, 4:00 PM, Malibu City Hall

Complimentary poetry workshops are open to poets of all levels. An RSVP is not required for workshops.  

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

  • May 20, 2023, 11:00 AM, Malibu Library, featuring Chloe Loquet, Janet Goldberg, and Carol Davis

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

  • April 29, 2023, 11:00 AM, Malibu Library, featuring Ericha Scott

Jubilations: Hosted by the Malibu Library and Malibu Poet Laureate Ann Buxie. 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.

  • April 20, 2023, 5:00 PM, Malibu Library  
  • June 22, 2023, 5:00 PM, Malibu Bluffs Park
  • August 17, 2023, 5:00 PM, Malibu Bluffs Park