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LA Poetry Downtown reading, Saturday, September 24 from 1 -2pm at the Skid Row History Museum and Archive.
Erik van Loon, organizer of The 2nd Los Angeles Poetry Beach Festival, will welcome you. Poet Leah Schwartz and LAPDers will read poetry. You are invited to read your poetry as well and bring your friends!

This year’s theme: “Some People Never Go Crazy”

L.A. Poetry Beach FestivalSeptember 21-23 : Poetry Train
The 2nd Coast to Coast Poetry Train bring poets from New York and 63 other big cities and small towns in just 76 hours (3 days) to poetry paradise Los Angeles.

September 24
L.A.P.D. is an acronym of Los Angeles Poetry Downtown. At this festival local poets, poets on the Poetry Train and selected L.A. Poetry Beach Festival poets will give readings in greater Los Angeles.

September 25
The 2nd Los Angeles Poetry Beach ends in front of the Venice Beach Poet’s Monument.
The 12 best poets will receive a VIP invitation for the 2nd L.A. Poetry Beach Festival at September 25. They will be asked to recite their poem at the festival. This year we hope to welcome 64 poets from 20 different states to Los Angeles.

The 12 best poets and max. 40 other selected poets will be publish in the 2nd Los Angeles Poetry Beach Anthology, entitled, ‘Some people never go crazy’.