Poetry in the Triangle

August 13, 2011 | By | Reply More

Author and Spoken Word Performer Marcy flanked by friends

OPEN MICs with POETRY in the Triangle

(Updated October 30, 2013)

First Thursdays 7-9 pm with Maureeen Sherbondy at Royal Bean Coffeehouse, 3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC

Second Thursdays 7 – 8:30pm   at FlyLeaf Books 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, (Historic Airport Rd), Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Third Thursdays 6-8 pm with Jan Parker and Nancy Young and Laura Towne at the Stars Theater and Arts in downtown Fuquay-Varina, NC

Second Sundays 7 – 9 Poets Unplugged with Vanessa Vendola and Sean Ingraham at the Oliver Twist Lounge 8111-137 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC (Confirm that this is still happening before going)

Fourth Tuesdays 7 – 9:30 with Glenn Cassidy  at Amplified Art 224 East Martin Street, Raleigh, NC


McIntyre’s Books has quarterly Open Mics. 220 Market Street (Fearrington Village), Pittsboro, NC  919.542.3030

Electric Beanz also has occasional Open Mics.  8109 Fayetteville Rd, Suite 113 – Raleigh, NC 27603 – 919-772-3269

POETRY GROUPS in the Triangle

The largest most active poetry group in the Triangle is probably Living Poetry.

Living Poetry supports poets and poetry with an amazingly rich variety of activities. If you want to connect with other poets, get feedback on your poetry and do interesting and creative events, make a connection with Living Poetry.

Living Poetry Meetup

Living Poetry Website

Living Poetry Facebook Page


There are other poetry groups including:

Chapel Hill Area Poetry Meetup with the organizers of Living Poetry, Angelika and Ricky Garni


Local writing groups, like Triangle WritersRaleigh Write to PublishRead! Write! Publish! also include some poetry events.



Every September in downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street is poetrySPARK, one of the SPARK events of SPARKcon.

Connect with poetrySPARK through their websiteFacebook Page and Twitter.


(Select entries updated November 20, 2011)


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