The Ofi Press Magazine

International Poetry and Literature from Mexico City

The Ofi Press Events

Open Mic Poetry Nights and Special Events Dates

(Last updated 28th of January 2019)

Each month between 2014 and 2017, The Ofi Press and The American Legion hosted a little international get together of poets who read their poetry, work by their favourite authors or really whatever takes their fancy. With songs, good banter and cheap food and drink. What more could you ask for?

The events took went through a hiatus period from 2017-2018 as Jack moved to Mallorca in Spain. 

The American Legion, 25 Celaya, La Condesa, Mexico City. 

For more information about future events contact Jack Little at                                                 Photo: Event Organisers Jack Little and Luis Cotto-Vasallo

Find out more about our monthly events at this write-up at Mexico City The News.



August 14th: Special Guest Reading by Kevin Higgins (Ireland) More information to follow!


January 27th (Open Mic Night) Special Guest: Agnes Marton

February 17th (Open Mic Night)

March 16th (Open Mic Night)

April 7th (Launch of Ingrid Valencia's bilingual poetry collection 'Circulo de otro sol). The Naked Lunch cafe 122, Merida 122, Colonia Roma, CDMX.

April 21st (Open Mic Night) 

May 18th (Open Mic Night) with special guest Marc Nasdor.

June 15th (Open Mic Night) with special guest Don Cellini.

July 20th (Open Mic Night)

August 16th (Open Mic Night)



January 21st (Open Mic Night) 

Last Week of January TBC (Launch of Georgina Mexía-Amador's new book) 

February 18th (Open Mic Night) 

March 18th (Open Mic Night)

April 15th (Open Mic Night)

May 20th (Open Mic Night) 

June 17th (Open Mic Night) 

July 15th (Open Mic Night) 

August 19th (Open Mic Night)

September 23rd (Open Mic Night) 

October 21st (Open Mic Night)

October 31st Satanic Halloween Poetry from Dylan Brennan, Tim MacGabhann and Alejandro Mayagoitia. 8pm. Free to attend. Halloween costumes optional. The American Legion.

November 4th Ryan Van Winkle reads from his new book The Good Dark (Penned in the Margins, 2015)

November 18th (Open Mic Night) 

December 16th (Open Mic Night)



January 15th (Open Mic Night) 

February 19th (Open Mic Night) 

March 19th (Open Mic Night)

April 9th (Open Mic Night) (Note this is not the third Wednesday of the month due to the Easter holidays).

May 21st (Open Mic Night) 

June 18th (Open Mic Night)

July 16th (Open Mic Night)

August 20th (Open Mic Night)

September 17th (Open Mic Night)

October 11th (SJ Fowler, Rocío Cerón and Jack Little Launch Enemigos) Location TBA

October 15th (Open Mic Night)

November 19th (Open Mic Night)

November  22nd (Saturday at 17:00) Dylan Brennan Launches "Blood Oranges" with introduction by Jack Little. Location: Casa de Cultura de Tamaulipas, Ernesto Pugibet No. 73, Col. Centro, 06070, Mexico City 

December 17th (Open Mic Night)



January 16th (Open Mic Night) 

February 20th (Open Mic Night) 

March 13th (Open Mic Night)

March 29th (Colin Carberry Reading)

April 17th (Open Mic Night)

May 15th (Open Mic Night)

June 13th (NE Special Edition Reading) The Literary and philosophical Society in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

June 19th (Open Mic Night)

July 17th (Open Mic Night)

August 21st (Open Mic Night)

September 18th (Open Mic Night)

October 16th (Open Mic Night)

November 20th (Open Mic Night)

December 18th (Open Mic Night)

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