Conversations with Poets at Downtown Library! Watch to learn about the lives of San Diego’s most celebrated poets. These are 30-minute video interviews with questions ranging from writer’s craft to inspirations to performance and publishing.
Four interviews have posted so far: Ron Salisbury, Rudy Francisco, Ted Washington, and Jeff Walt. Coming up next: Sharon Elise, Karla Cordero, Katie Manning, Ying Wu, and Olga Garcia. Check out the interviews linked below!
Subscribe to San Diego Public Library’s YouTube Conversations with Poets channel.
Look: National Poetry Month in San Diego, Events!
Check previous P&A post for National Poetry Month Events here.
And here are three more events to choose from in April:
Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at Central Library: To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Friends of Central Library is hosting three of San Diego’s most notable poets who have published a book in 2021. Come join us for a diverse selection of readings, to be followed with a book signing and Q & A with the audience. Authors: Krysada Phounsiri – every passing minute; Joseph D. Milosch & Jim Hornsby Moreno – Poems That Speak to Us: Selected Poems of Steve Kowit.
Register and learn more here.
Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m., poet Ying Wu brings an opportunity for children to write original poetry. All the details here: Kids! San Diego Poetry Annual Workshop
Saturday, April 30 at 3:30 p.m. Garden Oak Press Book Launch and Reading with poets Joe Milosch and Michael Klam at Mission Hills/Knox Library, 215 W. Washington St., San Diego (Hillcrest). Stay tuned for links, images and more here: Poetry & Art San Diego.