Lawn Gnome Publishing’s physical location in Phoenix, AZ hosts community events with a focus on literacy and the humanities. These events are currently being held outside in compliance with COVID-aware guidelines. For the time being, our events are limited in occupancy up to 50 people. Face masks and physical distancing are a must upon entrance and while moving around the venue. Hand sanitizer is available and recommended for use.
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Today’s Events from Lawn Gnome Publishing is the result from years of seeking talented new voices and promoting strong literary events.
Lawn Gnome Publishing brought the Individual World Poetry Slam to Phoenix in 2014. It was the first time a Poetry Slam Inc event has been held in Arizona since the performance art was established in the 90’s. Our mission is to provide a space for local writers/artists/performers/etc. to explore and perfect their own craft. Our commitment is community. We welcome persons of any and all genders, sexuality, ethnicity, ability, ages, etc. As writers and literary critics, we value freedom of speech and thus do not limit, moderate or otherwise censor any content, and so there is a blanket trigger warning for all events. However, we strive to create a constructive atmosphere of equality, sensitivity, and progress, one that encourages discussion and actively opposes marginalization of any persons or group. Our goal isn’t tolerance of diversity, but its empowerment and alliance.
Events In A COVID-19 Era
COVID-19 – Due to our concern for the safety of our community, all attendees MUST wear a face mask. Ticket holders will be able to secure seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Occupancy is set at 50 attendees at this time. Please do not buy a ticket or attend the event if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell; traveled internationally within the last 14 days; traveled to a highly impacted area within the United States of America in the last 14 days; been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the Coronavirus/COVID-19; have been diagnosed with Coronavirus/Covid-19 and not yet cleared as non contagious by state or local public health authorities.
Purchase of a ticket and attending an event at Lawn Gnome Publishing acknowledges the contagious nature of COVID-19, and is aware of the preventative measures the venue has planned to reduce the spread of COVID-19. By purchase of a ticket or attending an event, you release and agree to hold Phoenix Poetry Slam and Lawn Gnome Publishing harmless from, and waive on behalf of self, heirs, and any personal representatives any and all causes of action, claims, demands, damages, costs, expenses and compensation for damage.
ACCESSIBILITY: Those that want to make accessibility arrangements are advised to call a few days before the event at 602.721.9175 so we can make our best effort to accommodate your needs.
Lawn Gnome Publishing is located at 912 N 5th St in the historic downtown Phoenix Art’s District, Roosevelt Row.