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 … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 16th – 2:00 pm
Ivan Arguelles, Jack Foley and Clara Hsu: a Presentation of Poetry Hotel Press

Three titles from this new press will be presented by their authors, the poets Ivan Argüelles, Jack Foley and Clara Hsu. Of the press and its intentions, co-publisher (with Clara Hsu) Jack Foley puts it well indeed: ¶The point of … [Read more...]

Sunday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m.
Finishing Line Press:
six poets read from their books

Poets Judy Bebelaar (Walking the Pacific), Raffi Del Bourgo (Inexplicable Business), Ellaraine Lockie (Wild as in Familiar), Kathleen McClung (Almost the Rowboat), Laura Schulkind (Lost in Tall Grass) and Zara Raab (Rumplestiltskin, or What's in a … [Read more...]

“Basic Mysteries”
David Meltzer seminar
on poetry & poetics
Tuesday, March 4th – 7-10 pm

Call the bookshop for reservations - 415-586-3733. $40 tuition David Meltzer, a poet whose roots are in the San Francisco Renaissance and Beat eras, will explore some of the "basic mysteries" of poetry & poetics in three sessions spaced over … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 2nd – 2 pm
Writers Bill Berkson & Elizabeth Block
read new poetry

Bill Berkson is a poet, art critic & corresponding editor for Art in America, who for many years taught literature & art history at the SF Art Institute. Director of Letters and Science at the Art Institute from 1993 to 1998, he taught art … [Read more...]