Tuesday March 27 2018 at Coffee Cartel Redondo Poets are pleased to feature long-time regular Kit Courter, sharing his brand new first book, California Trees, and more.

Tuesday March 20 2018 at Coffee Cartel Redondo Poets welcome back delightful poet and former Poet-in-Residence for Manhattan Beach CARINE TOPAL. Her latest book, In Order of Disappearance, won Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Foundation's 2017 Pacific Coast Poetry Series manuscript competition.

Carine Topal was born and raised in New York City and earned her MA from New York University. She has lived in Jerusalem, Israel, where she worked with Palestinian merchants in villages and towns in the West Bank and Bethlehem. She was employed by the Office of Assimilation, and worked with new immi...
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Ben Morse
· September 6, 2016
Larry and Jim are the purveyors, keepers, and propagandists of culture, in a world rushing to kill all that is worth living for.

What they do here is provide a place for humans to safely be human wi...thout judgement or fear.
Only with kindness, humor and sincerity. It is pathetic how revolutionary this fundamental act of inclusionary kindness has become.
Together you hold the candle high in a darkening world. You illuminate the beauty and the meaning hidden in the darkness. You provide a place where meaningfulness is allowed.
Thank you.
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Matt Nadelson
· December 20, 2016
What a great poetry open mic! Very professionally run and kind to new performers! I thought I wouldn't get to read because I got lost and got there a few minutes late, but they let me sign up late and... every single person who wanted to read had a chance to do so! See More
Tony Moya
· November 18, 2015
The Tuesday night poetry reading are spectacular. Larry and Jim do a remarkable job in terms organizing the open-mic portion of the evening while selecting a strong lineup of featured poets. I appreci...ate this forum for helping me find my poetic voice and bringing together like minded souls. See More
Martha Stothard
· October 4, 2016
Redondo poets is a fantastic reading and the features are always great. Jim and Larry always do a wonderful job and are very nice. I love this reading.
Erich Mosig
· September 9, 2015
I always feel welcome (In a good way) to come and share my poems every Tuesday night. Great People! Great Place! Great Coffee! And Great Readings! Love it!
Saul Diaz
· October 4, 2016
Truly just a good place to speak at great vibes all around