Poetry in Ocean: Sunset, Surf and the Sea

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Registration for this event will close on October 14, 2022 @ 6:30pm.
There are 40 seats remaining.

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Join us for this exclusive event exploring the creativity and connection between lovers of the Sea and writers of Poetry and Prose. San Diego Poetry Annual's Michael Klam, himself a lifelong surfer and poet/artist, will lead a discussion with panelists, surf journalist Scott Bass, classical pianist (and surfer) Jeeyoon Kim, poet/visual artist Ted Washington, and lifelong surfer, artist and author Cher Pendarvis.

Following the conversation will be a limited Open Mic (3 min) where local San Diego poets can share their take on the influence and inspiration they draw from the sea.


The Friends of the San Diego Central Library will be hosting their own event and collecting membership donations with opportunities to take home some amazing San Diego swag including a custom surf board and gift certificates and swag from San Diego's top rated restaurants. Visit their web page for more information. Everyone who stops by their table is eligible to participate, no purchase necessary. 

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Coming to Central Library

Parking is underneath the Central Library, FREE with 2-hour validation. The library is one block from the Park & Market stop on the Trolley Blue and Orange lines.  Bus routes 12, 901, and 929 stop right in front of the library at the 11th Avenue and K Street stop.



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