Welcome to the digital webpage of the local new Zine called IAMBIC. Iambic discuss different elements in the Sacramento Poetry community. CharRon also host a monthly poetry reading at Sacramento Poetry Center on the First monday of the month at 7:30pm. This webpage features ongoing information to the Sacramento Poetry community.

Current News

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Iambic and Sacramento Poetry Center Present:

Len Germinara and Nena Larieze will be features on February 3, 2020 at Sacramento Poetry Center at 7:30pm. This show is free to the public. Food and refreshments will be available.

SPC Poetry Slam 2020 is here:

Sacramento Poetry Center will be hosting SPC Poetry Slam 2020 on March 2, 2020. The first 3 winners will win cash prizes. 8 participating slot will be open to the public. To participate, Click link: http://eepurl.com/dotBGT

Iambic is Podcasting:

Iambic has started a Podcast called Iambic Podcast. We have recorded interviews with poets that will or have perform(ed) at Sacramento Poetry Center. First episode will be out January 5, 2020. Click here to Iambic Podcast

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Are you a Poet or Writer who would like to be a feature at our monthly poetry reading, please send emails: iambiczine@gmail.com

Hostful Activities

CharRon Smith will be hosting Monday Poetry Reading on January 6, 2020 featuring Auntie Vice and Jorge Quintana

Jenny & Sho Nuff (Host of Joe Montoya Poetry Unplugged & Sac Slam) will host Sac Unified Slams for January 20, 2020.

Iambic Back Issues

(please click month below to download)
Aprils 2017

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Issue Features:

  • Venue Profile: Luna’s Café (Joe Montoya’s Poetry Unplugged)
  • Meet the Host listing
  • Take 5 (poems section)
  • Short Story by Sene Star

May 2017

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Issue Features:

  • Venue Profile: Queen Sheba (Mahogany Poetry)
  • Meet the Host: Grace Loescher
  • Short Story by Sene Star
  • Local Sac Open Mic Calendar

June 2017

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Issue Features:

  • More poems
  • Meet the Host: NSAA
  • New email address: Iambiczine@gmail.com
  • New section: Sacramento Slam Page
  • New Venue: Shine Café

July 2017

Iambic July Issue

Issue Features:

  • More pages
  • New host interview: Wendy William
  • Summer Reading List
  • New Article
  • New Venue: Oak Park Open Air Open Mic
  • Young Poet Voice: Shamar

August 2017

Issue Feature:

  • Venue: Sacramento Poetry Center
  • Meet the host: Graffiti Bleu
  • August calendar
  • Short Story by Sene Star

September 2017

Iambic Sept

Issue Feature:

  • Venue: Rhythm & Poetry
  • Meet the host: Andru Defeye
  • September calendar

October 2017

Issue feature:

  • Venue: Keynotes Poets
  • Meet the host: Stanley Ray
  • October calendar
  • Short Story by SeneStar

November 2017

Nov issue

Issue Feature:

  • Venue: Keynote Poets
  • Meet the host: Jenny & Marcus(Sho Nuff) Davison
  • November calendar
  • Short Story by Sene Star.

December 2017

Nov issue

Issue Feature:

  • Venue: The Intersection
  • Meet the host: Michael Ellis
  • December calendar
  • Final Short Story by Sene Star.

January 2018


Issue Feature:

  • Venue: Writer on the Air
  • Meet the host: Nolan Neikirk
  • January calendar
  • Article by Rebecca Blanton.

February 2018

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Issue Feature:

  • Venue: Writer on the Air
  • Meet the host: Todd Boyd
  • February calendar
  • Haiku poems