Monday, April 7th – 7:00 pm
POETS! hosted by Jerry Ferraz
Featured readers: José Luis Gutiérrez & Erica Goss — open mic follows

Erica Goss is a former editor of Caesura, the journal of literature and art put out by Poetry Center San Jose. She taught high school poetry for five years, has lead art and writing camps for young people, and currently teaches poetry workshops for adults. In 2012, she began writing a column on video poetry for Connotation Press. She was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2010 and 2013, and received the first Edwin Markham Prize for poetry, judged by California Poet Laureate Al Young. Wild Place was also a finalist in the 2010 White Eagle Coffee Store Press Chapbook Contest, and received a special mention from Jacar Press’s 2010 Chapbook Contest.
José Luis Gutiérrez is a San Francisco-based poet. His work has appeared in The Cortland Review, Poemeleon, DMQEratio, Jet Fuel, Margie, Juked, Otis Nebula, among others.