Events

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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April 4th Hoot featuring Lee Sharkey and Adam Scheffler

Lee Sharkey’s poetry collections are Walking Backwards (Tupelo Press, 2016), Calendars of Fire (Tupelo, 2013), A Darker, Sweeter String (Off the Grid, 2008), and eight other full-length poetry books and chapbooks. Her work has appeared in Crazyhorse, FIELD, Kenyon...

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5th Annual Youth Poetry Hoot January 3rd!

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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December 6th Hoot featuring Gigi Thibodeau and Ben Berman

Gigi Thibodeau’s writing has appeared in Mid-American Review, Soundings East, t.e.l.l. New England, Mingle Magazine, Marvels and Tales: Journal of Fairy Tale Studies, The Virginia Woolf Miscellany, and elsewhere.  Her blog, The Magpie’s Fancy, has been featured...

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