Literary lovers, poets, artists, writers, playwrights, authors, singers, musicians and amateurs are welcome. 

Liteary Arts Open Mic

WANTED: Authors, writers, poets, performing artists...and amateurs!

The Literary Arts Open Mic needs you at Tatnuck Booksellers located in the Westborough Shopping Center, Route 9 & Lyman Street, 18 Lyman Street, every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

 *No outside food or drink allowed in the event room.

Register for the event here!

 September 25th FEATURED ARTIST

Terry S. Johnson

(Scroll down to see videos of past featured artists)

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Terry earned her M.F.A. in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2005.  Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies.  She is a founder and active participant in the newly-formed Straw Dog Writers Guild in western Massachusetts. She does both manuscript critiques and individual poetry mentoring. Her first book, entitled Coalescence, has been published in June 2014 by WordTech Communications. Her second book, now in progress, is entitled Words I Need in Another Language. It is a memoir in poems about her father’s experiences during World War II and Terry’s subsequent visits to the villages where several families hid her father from the Nazis.

Contact Terry at

 2014 Schedule


Thursday, 9 & 23 @ 6:30-7:30pm

FEBRUARY - Ryk McIntyre

Thursday, 13 & 27 @ 6:30-7:30pm

MARCH - Jan Krause Greene

Thursday, 13 & 27 @ 6:30-7:30pm

APRIL - Michelle Chalmers

Thursday, 10 & 24 @ 6:30-7:30pm

MAY - George Popovici

Thursday, 8 & 22 @ 6:30-7:30pm

JUNE - Paul Gwiadowski

Thursday, 12 & 26 @ 6:30-7:30pm

JULY - Guy Cote

Thursday, 10 & 24 @ 6:30-7:30pm

AUGUST - Stephen Halpert

Thursday, 14 & 28 @ 6:30-7:30pm

SEPTEMBER - Terry S. Johnson

Thursday, 11 & 25 @ 6:30-7:30pm

OCTOBER - Carla Schwartz

Thursday, 9 & 23 @ 6:30-7:30pm

NOVEMBER - Tasha Halpert

Thursday, 13 & 20 @ 6:30-7:30pm

DECEMBER - Cheryl Melody

Thursday, 11 & 18 @ 6:30-7:30pm



Another great article by Ed Karvoski Jr. here.

Read about the Literary Arts Open Mic in the Metrowest news by Chris Bergeron here.

Thank you, Stephen Halpert for a wonderful evening of storytelling.

"Yet, in their own way, the artist and the scientist hold to the tradition of experimentation and each would agree to respect the authority of the imagination." ~Paul Gwiazdowski

Thank you Paul for a wonderful evening. You delivered a well-composed medley of music and poetry. Lucky us!

Thank you for blessing us with such an inspiring message, George!

 I was so captivated by Michelle Chalmer's speech on race that I forgot to take a picture with her! Thank you, Michelle for a jaw-dropping message.

Thank you to March's featured artist storyteller and authorJAN KRAUSE GREENE for an insightful evening.

Thanks Ryk -You were awesome!

9.30.13 - Read about The Literary Arts Open Mic in here:

10.10.13 - Literary Arts Open Mic made the Community Advocate Newspaper.  Thank you Ed Karvoski Jr.!  Read about it here:

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