Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 2:00 pm:
Poets Gwynn O’Gara,
QR Hand & Bill Vartnaw
with WordWind Chorus

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Bill Vartnaw and Sonoma County Poet Laureate emeritus Gwynn O’Gara are joined by poet QR Hand and the rest of WordWind Chorus (poet Brian Auerbach & saxophonist Lewis Jordan).  QR will read separately as well as … [Read more...]

Thursday, September 19th, 7:00 pm
Al Young, California poet laureate emeritus, and Jeanne Powell – POETS!
with open mic!

Al Young was the California Poet Laureate from 2005-2008, a high point in a towering career that began in the late 1960s with novels, poetry collections and more, through the 1970s on into the present... novels that include Who is Angelina? and … [Read more...]

Wednesday: May 15th
Benjamin Hollander & George Albon

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm Poets Benjamin Hollander and George Albon read to celebrate the release of newly published prose works: Hollander's In the House Un-American, and his Memoir American, and Albon's Aspiration, all three of which will … [Read more...]

Saturday, April 6th, at 7 pm: AMERARCANA 2013 Release Reading & Celebration

The 4th annual Bird & Beckett Review, AMERARCANA 2013 is here now, so please come down to the bookshop to check it out, and join us on Saturday, April 6th to celebrate and hear from a few of the contributors, including, but not necessarily … [Read more...]

Sunday, March 31st at 2:30 p.m.
Walker Brents III on W. B. Yeats

Each month, Walker Brents gives a talk on a subject literary, poetic, mythological, or wherever his investigations lead...  This month, the poet William Butler Yeats and his enigmatic system articulated in the work called "A Vision" … [Read more...]