Virtual Open Mics: Focus Texas

Greetings fellow poets and poetry readers. Because of circumstances beyond our control, many poets and writers have been unable to meet at their regularly scheduled open mics and reading events, depriving us of that much needed social exposure and aural literary nourishment.

Tenacious and stubborn as ever, poets have taken to the internet and are sharing their work through virtual open mics and other such literary events! To support the cause of poetry and live open mic sessions, Virgogray is publishing a list of ongoing virtual open mics localized to Central Texas. We look forward to publishing an expanded list of virtual open mics and poetry readings. If you are interested in having your virtual event included in our list, please feel free to begin correspondence at: virgograypress@gmail.com.

Place in subject line: Virtual Readings

Please note: Zoom meeting ID’s and passwords are changed per event, we are working on a page to keep these events current as possible. Coming soon.

 

MONDAYS

1 PM: INDEPENDENCE AIRPORT – hosted by Geoffrey Hall

8 PM: STAY @ HOME OPEN MIC – hosted by Richie D. Marrufo & brought to you by the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (El Paso)

 

WEDNESDAYS

1 PM: CORROBOREE – hosted by Geoffrey Hall

 

THURSDAYS

5 PM: AUSTIN POETRY SOCIETY OPEN MIC – hosted by Louise Gail Richardson 

7 PM: PERMIAN BASIN VIRTUAL OPEN MIC – hosted by Jack Campbell (Odessa)

7:15 PM: BOOK WOMAN OPEN MIC – hosted by Cindy Huyser (Austin)

7 PM: WAKE THE DEAD – hosted by Mark Anthony Rockeymoore (San Marcos1st Thursday only)

6:30 PM: TEMPLE LIVE POETS – hosted by Gwendolyn Gray (2nd Thursday only)

11 AM: POETRY ALOUD – hosted by Mike & Joyce Gullickson- (Georgetown)

12 PM: 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE -hosted by Jack Campbell (Odessa)

 

SUNDAYS

12 AM: MIDNIGHT MUSE – hosted by Thom Woodruff & David L. Young (Sunday morning)

7 PM: SPOKEN N HEARD@KICK BUTT – hosted by Hot Tamale, Ernie B, Lost in Thought (Austin – SKYPE)

2 PM: STONE SOUP SESSIONS (3rd Sunday only)


OTHER ZOOM OPEN MICS

 

WEDNESDAYS

7 PM: GREEN STREET POETS VIRTUAL OPEN MIC – hosted by Toho Journal (Philadelphia)

 

THURSDAYS

1O PM: SOAPBOX POETS (California – 10 PM CTD)

 

SATURDAYS

8 PM: WILDE BEAT POETS – hosted by LYDIA PERCY (New York – 8PM CTD, final Saturday only)

Call for Submissions: Carcinogenic Poetry

Virgogray Press is pleased to announce that submission readings have once again opened for our flagship poetry journal and blog, Carcinogenic Poetry.

Carcinogenic Poetry has published since 2009, and traditionally shares the work of poets from around the world an off cycle publishing schedule, and is pleased to announce poetry has once again returned to its pages.

To gain instant access to Carcinogenic Poetry, to read the new poems published from poets worldwide, and for submission guidelines please visit our website at http://www.carcinogenicpoetry.net.

 

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Call for Submissions: Pandoric Poetry Review

Pandoric Poetry Review

Poetry of the metaphysical, transcendental, beat, post modern, fatalistic, phantasmagorical. Divine energies coalesce and converge here. Poetry published is featured in the featured poetry column, Pandoric at the publisher’s website, The Root of Many Returns.

  • Send 1-2 poems (no length restrictions, though longer pieces will be reviewed on a case-by-case).
  • Previously published work is prohibited.
  • Simultaneous submissions are prohibited.
  • Allow 2 to 3 weeks for response.
  • Include name, email address, and physical mailing address (physical mailing address is for verification purposes only, though you may receive special newsletters and promotional items from time to time).
  • Include a brief biography in the 3rd. Limit 100 words.
  • Include a website and any social media URLs you’d like to share.

 

Artwork

We encourage artwork of the abstract, metaphysical, avant-garde, independent.

  • Send 1 – 3 images
  • Previously unpublished work (including online portfolio & social sites).
  • Black & White / Color images accepted
  • Send as .JPEG, .PNG, .GIF
  • Send at a minimum of 3-Dpi
  • HiDef imaging sustainable
  • Allow 2 to 3 weeks for response.
  • Include name, email address, and physical mailing address (physical mailing address is for verification purposes only, though you may receive special newsletters and promotional items from time to time).
  • Include a brief biography in the 3rd. Limit 100 words.
  • Include a website and any social media urls you’d like to share.

Send to Virgograypress (at) gmail (dot) com
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ubject Line: Pandoric / Your Last Name