Corners of the Mouth

 

Corners of the Mouth was founded in 1984 by Karl Kempton and Kevin Patrick Sullivan. Karl came up with the name Corners of the Mouth after consulting the I CHING. Karl found the 27 th hexagram corners of the mouth which talks about the mouth as not only a place to nourish the body but a place to nourish the community the body lives in with breath/words. How perfect for a poetry reading series. Karl left after the second year and eventually Kevin changed Corners from a local's only series to a series that features some of California's best poets local or not. For over fifteen years the format has been to feature an out of town poet  with a local poet  - open reading to follow.

Corners of the Mouth is a monthly reading series of featured and open poetry readings held on the third Sunday of the month at Linnaea's Cafe since 1984. Linnaea's Cafe is located at 1110 Garden Street in San Luis Obispo, Ca. Readings start at 7:00 pm. This is a FREE event. For further information please email Kevin at kpsslopoet@charter.net or call (805) 547-1318.

 

Schedule of Events 2014 - 20145


All Events at 7:00pm
Linnaea’s Café, 1110 Garden St. San Luis Obispo, Ca.

October 15th
 

Leslie St. John from SLO
Don Wallis from SLO


November 16th

31th Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival
Featured Readers

Jon Vienberg from Fresno
Paula C. Lowe from Arroyo Grande
Christopher Buckley from Santa Barbara



Open Reading/Closure Party

December 21st

Memorial Reading
 

January 18th

Mark Evans from Ventura
James Cushing from San Luis Obispo

 

February 15th

Denz Ray Falcon-Powell Junyor from SLO
Joe Amaral from Arroyo Grande




 

March 15th

Karl Kempton from Halycon
Phil Taggart from Ventura



 
  

April 19th

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May 17th:

Linda Camplese of SLO
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June 21st:


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July 19th::
 

Jackson Wheeler from Oxnard

 

August 16th


 

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 September 20th

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October 18th

 

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last update October 15, 2007 9:45 a.m.

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