POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, January 7th – 7-9 pm
Denise Sullivan & JoAnn DeLuna,  followed by an open mic

JoAnn DeLuna is a bilingual journalist and poet from Texas who earned her Masters degree in journalism at City University London and put in a decade as a print journalist with work published through the U.S. and in the UK, the Netherlands and India. She recently moved to San Francisco to study audio journalism and storytelling at KALW’s Audio Academy, and has quickly made a strong impression at poetry open mics and slams in the Bay Area.

Denise Sullivan has a new chapbook of poems, “The Raskish Tam.” She’s a long-time presence in the Bay Area’s literary community, and has been writing a column this past year or so for the SF Examiner called “SF Lives.” She is also associated with United Booksellers of San Francisco, which advocates for independent bookstores throughout the City, coordinates readings and has recently published two chapbooks of local writers under the title “The City Is Already Speaking.”JoAnn DeLuna is a bilingual journalist and poet from Texas, who received her Masters degree in journalism from City University London and gained a decade of experience as a print journalist before recently moving to San Francisco to study audio journalism and storytelling in KALW’s Audio Academy.