Events

6th Annual Youth Hoot January 2nd

Students from several area schools will join us as our January Featured Readers. One of the PPLP’s Board’s long term goals is to encourage poetry writing and performance by young people. They’re our poetic future. What better way than to provide a venue? If you’ve...

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Rice Pudding Poetry Series featuring Christopher Seid

Poet Christopher Seid will be featured in the upcoming Rice Pudding Poetry Series on Thursday evening, November 1. Together with a group of community readers who will read published work from a variety of poets, Seid will read from his second collection of poems, Age...

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October 3rd Hoot featuring Jeri Theriault and Matt Miller

Jeri Theriault’s full-length collection, Radost, my red, was published by Moon Pie Press in 2016. Her chapbook, In the Museum of Surrender, won the 2013 Encircle Publications Chapbook Contest. She has two previous chapbooks, Corn Dance and Catholic, and has published...

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Upcoming Poetry Event

Writers in the Round Presents their benefit concert Poetry and Song, featuring form Portsmouth Poet Laureate John Perrault and many others.

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New Hampshire Beat Festival

An array of amazing artists will be on hand for an event that will be as entertaining as it is enlightening all backed the masters of improvisational music The Beat Night Band The Festival is a culmination of projects, poets, performers and artists that Portsmouth...

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20th Anniversary Poetry Gala!

Time flies when you're building community, especially in a community as wonderful as Portsmouth. We hope you will join is in celebrating with an evening of poetry, music, prizes and dancing to mark the 20-year anniversary of the Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program (PPLP)...

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