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On September 25, 2022 from 6:43 am till 6:45 pm the second “Los Angeles Poetry Beach Festival” will take place in front of the Venice Beach Poetry Monument. This year we hope to welcome poets from 20 different states in Los Angeles.

Are you a poet and would you like to recite your poem at the last Sunday of September then you can send us your winning poem here (deadline September 1st).

The 12 best poets will get a VIP invitation for Poetry Train 2022 from September 21 till 24. Together with max. 40 others selected poets we will publish max. 52 poems (one each) in the 2nd Los Angeles Poetry Beach publication, entitled, “Some people never go crazy.”

Theme this year is:

Some People Never Go Crazy

LAPB 2022
The 52 selected online poets will also get the opportunity to recite their poem at L.A Poetry Beach Festival on September 25, 2022.

Poetry Train 2022
The poetry train 2022 will pick up this year poets in 64 cities in 20 different states between New York and Los Angeles. From all poets at the poetry train we will selected the best poem per state for a second publication.

Los Angeles Poetry Downtown (LAPD)
Selected poets will also be invited to take part in a LAPD at Saturday, September 24 in different independent bookstores, libraries, musea, galleries, café’s and other places all over Greater Los Angeles.

– $ 10 online
– for free on the Poetry Train