The O, Miami poetry festival is back for a new round of events that attempt to deliver a poem to all 2.6 million+residents of Miami-Dade County.
The festival runs through April 30, with lots of free events celebrating the spoken word. Here are some of the free events during the first few weeks:
April 24: WLRN Zip Odes Finale. Celebrate poetry in South Florida with the end of the Zip Odes contest where the top 40 poems will be read and the 2019 Marjory Stoneman Douglas Poetry Award will be awarded. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. $5.
April 25: Check Out a Poet. Check out a guest poet and to hear their work and engage in a one-on-one Q&A session. April 25 at 2 p.m. at North Dade Regional Library. Ages 4-6.
April 26: Koubek Poetry Crawl in Little Havana. Interactive reading with Miami Dade College faculty and students while strolling through the Center then collect words and phrases and images to share with the poets. 7-9 p.m. at Koubek Center.
Find a full schedule of O, Miami events, including more free ones, here.
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