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.

May 29, 2022 at 12-5pm 
is the
Always Running
Book Festival!

A new festival celebrating resilience and the power of literacy!
Art by Michael Verlangieri
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Featuring Luis J. rodriguez

with Poets, music & dj, vendors, Small presses & bookstores & more!

Show up for a free celebration!
Meet Luis J. Rodriguez and community artists and arts activators!


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

Hot off the Press from Los Angeles Poet Society Press: 
     Acid Verse Vol. 2: The Earth Beneath our Feet!



Click on the image to order your copy.

Coming soon:     Refleshing - an anthology of decolonized mind.
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Los Angeles Poet Society is a bridge to creative community across LA county and beyond.