Church Candles

The Los Angeles Poet Society acknowledges the Indigenous Peoples of whos land we occupy: the Tongva, Chumash, Gabrieleño, and Fernandeño Tataviam tribes.

Black Lives Matter

The Los Angeles Poet Society, a not-for-profit community organization serving Los Angeles County, California, and beyond, stands with Black Lives Matter, in solidarity in the fight for justice in the face of racism, white supremacy, and murder.

In Memoriam
COVID-19 elegies coming soon.

Water our Poet Tree: the 2021 Giving Campaign. Help us reach $15K!
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Art by Michael Verlangieri
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Goals of the campaign:

  1. Sustainable Small Press

  2. Pay all Featured Artists

  3. Pay Poet Teachers for more poetry workshops across LA!

Launched in 2020, LA Poet Society Press is a social justice press, with emphasis on publishing BIPOC and queer writers.


Los Angeles Poet Society Literary Review

Words of Wisdom

Poetry Podcast
Poets and Muses