139 E Ojai Ave
Ojai, California 93023

A free evening of poetry featuring award-winning local poet Robert Peake. Open mic starts at 8:30. Robert will begin reading at 9.

About Robert Peake

Robert Peake studied poetry at U.C. Berkeley and is currently in the Master of Fine Arts program at Pacific University. He most recently received an honorable mention in the Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Competition, and was also a finalist in the 2007 James Hearst Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in Askew, California Quarterly, Cider Press Review, North American Review, and two anthologies of Southern California poetry. He has been a featured reader at venues throughout Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Praise For Previous Events

"Thank you so much for your talk and reading at the Art Center. I felt elated well into the next day."

"When Robert Peake stepped into the spotlight, I knew something important was about to happen. Then he spoke of seduction, and I, too, was seduced by his muse."

"Robert has a calm, focused and direct stage presence that captivated the standing-room-only crowd."

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