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

Nexus Poets is currently meeting on Zoom at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

If you’re on our email list you’ll automatically receive your Zoom link each month—subscribe to the email list HERE.

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

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!

To become a member of Nexus Poets, click here.

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

Please donate here if you’d like to support us. We typically “pass the hat” when we’re live each month, and your electronic financial support is also very helpful.

If you’re donating $20 or more, click here to become a Nexus Poets member.

You may use your debit or credit card, or PayPal.

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

New Bern skyline photo by Sue Williams: .