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9th Annual Poetry World Series

9th Annual Poetry World Series In-Person

Daniel Handler returns to emcee the 9th Poetry World Series, where baseball and poetry collide to create a fabulous and wacky literary event. Two teams of illustrious poets duke it out using words to swing for the fences. This boisterous slugfest of wordplay, repartee, and quips, mixed with ballpark music, beer, and popcorn, makes for a great outing. You don’t even have to like poetry or baseball to enjoy this animated and quirky program. The Poetry World Series is curated by Rebecca Foust and Melissa Stein.

Registration highly recommended. Adults and high school students only! Free wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests. Waitlist line opens up at 6:45 on a first come, first served basis. 

Poet-players: Austin Araujo, MK Chavez, Amanda Gunn, Steve, Fujimura, Amanda Moore, and Dean Rader.

Umpires: Jewelle Gomez and Andrew Sean Greer

Emcee: Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket 

Check back soon for updated information and full bios.

Friday, April 14, 2023
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Main Reading Room
  Adults     High School  
  After Hours     Poetry  

Registration is required. There are 293 seats available.

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