|Since 1984, The Poetry
Forum at Larry's has presented the best Columbus and regional poets in featured readings
followed by open mike readings from the first Monday in October through mid-May. In the
open readings, audience members may present their own work or
that of other poets, 2 poems or five minutes (whichever
Eight local poets work together to
recommend readers, schedule and promote the series, and work
with other literary and arts groups to make poetry
a vibrant part of central Ohio's cultural life. From performance and street poets to
widely published academics to poetry ensembles, The Poetry
Forum offers an eclectic range of wordsmiths and a receptive
audience for anyone who wants to pass the word.
Photo from Columbus Dispatch, April 4, 1997.