a five days coast to coast poetry festival

Where did Edgar Allan Poe lived

From The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore website I could make this list. Richmond, Virginia (1812-1827)Jan, 1812 – Jun, 1815 Northeast corner of Main and Thirteenth StreetsAug, 1820 – about??? With the Ellis Family xxx, 1829 – May, 1822 Fifth and K (later Leigh) Streets May, 1822 – Jun, 1825 Fourteenth Street and Tobacco Alley  Jun,…
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February 18, 2024 0

We are working on a new literature festival in LA

Hi guys, we are working on and we want to organise this festival this july in Los Angeles. Please give me a call if you are interested?

January 21, 2024 0

Cover LA Poetry Beach Festival anthology

Did you know that you can already submit your The Raven poem. It cost you 10$. On January 19th you can even submit your poem for free.

January 7, 2024 0

The Raven

Theme of our 4th poetry competition is The Raven. We chosed this theme to commemorate Edgar Allen Poe’s (January 19, 1809 Boston, MA – Oktober 7, 1859, Temecula, CA) 175th day of death

December 8, 2023 0

Support our festival

Like each year you can support our festival by buying amazing gifts. We have 9 wonderfull perks. Goto and check it out!

August 26, 2023 0

Pressletter: Poetry Train 2023 leaves from Boston

In 2021, Dutch artist Erik van Loon gave America a five day coast to coast poetry festival to celebrate his 50th birthday. Each year he honours a deceased poet. This year he selected Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932, Boston, MA – February 11, 1963, Londen, UK) and because of that the Poetry Train 2023 will depart…
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August 25, 2023 0

I Never Could Talk To You

August 24, 1953 Sylvia Plath tried to commit suicide. Theme of LA Poetry Beach this year is Sylvia Plath’s ‘I Never Could Talk To You’ and poets from all over the world can submit a poem. We picked this line from Sylvia Plath to give suicidal people inspiration to write about their problems, their depressions,…
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August 24, 2023 0

Brooklyn Free Radio Interview – April 2023

Listen back this great E.W. Conundrum Demure interview with Erik van Loon. Brooklyn Free RadioE.W. Conundrum Demure – April 11, 2022

August 22, 2023 0
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Video about John Haag from the Venice West Poets Cafe

Due to pressure from the Ocean Front Improvement Association the Venice West Poets Cafe had to close his doors because the landlord sought to evict the coffee shop after experiencing trouble renting out spaces adjoining the noisy cafe. John Haag was the owner of that cafe and a leader of the Venice, California, progressive community…
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August 17, 2023 0

Top 10: Train Books according to the Guardian

1. Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens (1866)2. La Bête Humaine by Émile Zola (1890)3. The Railway Children by E Nesbit (1906)4. Stories of the Railway by VL Whitechurch (1912)5. Bradshaw’s April 1910 Railway Guide (1968)6. The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux (1975)7. The Railway Station: A Social History by Jeffrey Richards and John M Mackenzie (1986)8. Fire and Steam: A New History of the Railways in Britain…
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August 15, 2023 0