poetry reading

noun

: an event in which people read poems that they have written aloud for a group

Examples of poetry reading in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There will be talks on creating comic books, mysteries, fantasies and thrillers along with a poetry reading and open mic. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Apr. 2024 One night, a friend, Livnat Kutz, organized a poetry reading. Blake Nelson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Oct. 2023 Stop by to catch a new exhibit or a poetry reading, or come back for happy hour when the space converts into a rum and cocktail bar. Carley Rojas Avila, Travel + Leisure, 27 Nov. 2023 On a Saturday morning two days after the Death Cafe, witch screening and poetry reading, a small group introduced themselves around a heavy wooden table in the library before a workshop on initiating a plant spirit oracle deck with the artist and healer Star Feliz. Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, 11 Sep. 2023 There, Cervenka, a poet, met a young musician who called himself John Doe after her words wowed him at a Venice Beach poetry reading. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 31 Aug. 2023 Other events include painting, drawing and a poetry reading. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Aug. 2023 Flamenco Fever in the multidisciplinary Pintura, Poesia y Pasion, featuring live music, dance, poetry reading and painting (May 11). Manuel Mendoza, Dallas News, 8 Aug. 2023 If Demi’s halfway between god and human, this is halfway between poetry reading and theater. Vulture, 31 July 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'poetry reading.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near poetry reading

Cite this Entry

“Poetry reading.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetry%20reading. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!