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...]

Wednesday, September 18th, 7:00 pm:
¡ Viva Lamantia !
Publication Party for the
Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia

OUT-there poetry & OUT-there jazz: Poets Clark Coolidge, Garrett Caples, and Andrew Joron (Caples and Joron are also the editors of the book), with bibliographer Steven Fama, plus music from OUROBOROS (Sheldon Brown & Joseph Noble, reeds; … [Read more...]

Sunday, November 11th
Two poets read their work
Katherine Hastings and Toni Mirosevich

Sunday, November 11th - 2:00 pm Katherine Hastings grew up in the Cow Hollow neighborhood of San Francisco, a city that has deeply influenced her poems.  She is the author of Cloud Fire (Spuyten Duyvil NYC, 2012) and several chapbooks, including … [Read more...]

House of the Unexpected — poet Julie Rogers, together with David Meltzer

Sunday, October 14 - 2 p.m. A dual reading to celebrate the release of Rogers' book, House of the Unexpected: Selected Poems, 1981-2012, from Wild Ocean Press. Julie Rogers began writing at age 12 and began reading her poetry in San Francisco … [Read more...]

Beat icon ruth weiss
with David Brinks & Megan Burns

Tuesday, October 16th at  7 p.m. A reading by the trailblazing beat icon and a key New Orleans poet/publisher couple. ruth weiss is returning from Europe, where she participated in the prestigious Sprachsalz Festival in Innsbruck, … [Read more...]