Monday, May 4th – 7 pm
POETS! 1st & 3rd Mondays
Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz

Jorge Argueta and Jerry Ferraz share the featured slots on tonight's reading -- which coincidentally is Jerry's birthday! Jerry has been hosting our reading series for more than a dozen years, and was on the first bill of poets we ever presented … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 3rd – 2 pm
Poet Tongo Eisen-Martin

Bootstrap Press's Derek Fenner presents poet Tongo Eisen-Martin with his new book, someone's dead already. About the book: "Eisen-Martin's syntax lands somewhere between Sphinx and Thelonious…through poem he makes spare, efficient, wild-eyed … [Read more...]

Wednesday, April 22nd – 7:00 pm
Poets Franck Andre Jamme
& John Sakkis

In Avery Burns' Murmurations Reading Series, the French poet Franck André Jamme, with translator Norma Cole, will read from his new book, To The Secret (La Presse, 2015).  In addition, poet John Sakkis celebrates his excellent new book, The … [Read more...]

Thursday, April 16th – 7:30 pm
Jack Hirschman: Red Poet
documentary film screening & reading

"Red Poet," a film about Jack Hirschman, will be screened Thursday, April 16th at Bird & Beckett, with the director and the poet present. Red Poet is Jack Hirschman!  For five years, filmmaker Matthew Furey followed the San Francisco Poet … [Read more...]

Monday, March 23rd — 7 pm
Anselm Hollo Tribute

Join Loren Bell and Tinker Green to Celebrate the Lyfe of Poet and Trickster, Anselm Hollo. Share favorite poems and stories.      blankets, & wooden beams, & crackling radios &      chatter      it was better than heaven, it … [Read more...]