Sam Love reading from his new book at monthly poetry open mic

Nexus Poets will hold our monthly open mic on June 6, 2023 and then take a 2023 summer hiatus.

We plan to resume meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the fall.

Stay up-to-date by joining our email list HERE.

If you’re not on our email list, you may email us for the link each month: .

All are welcome, poets and non-poets alike.

If you’re interested in reading for the open mic portion, polish up a poem and add your name to the month’s list of readers. (Email us at: .)

Click here to see our open mic guidelines.

We sincerely appreciate all who’ve attended via Zoom this past couple of years—both new friends and our regulars, both nearby and around the world.

Thanks to poetry lovers in eastern North Carolina and well beyond, Nexus Poets has been able to navigate a confusing time without missing a single First Tuesday Open Mic!

Vive la poetry!

Contact to be added to be invited by email to our event each month (and kept up to date on our annual contest, too).

All site photos by Jeanne Julian, Sam Love, Alan Welch, and various Nexus Poets members.

New Bern skyline photo by Sue Williams: .