Viet Mai wins, Bill Harding’s new novel, and introducing Dylan Hochman

Viet Mai was the adult winner of the $1,000 Poetry & Art poetry performance competition. Here’s his winning poem, “Stolen Superheroes” (video of performance at Da Poetry Lounge in Los Angeles):   Come to author and publisher Bill Harding‘s book launch event at the Central Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m….

Poetry & Art @ SDAI, Sept. 21

On Friday, Sept. 21, Poetry & Art Series 2018 presents a reading by Karen An-hwei Lee, Julie Corrales, Poetic Matrix and poets from 100,000 Poets for Change featuring authors Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Joe Milosch, Jim Moreno, John Peterson, Tomas Gayton, Brandon Cesmat, Sharon Elise, Jeeni Cricenzo, Michael Turner-Ortega, Lori Walkington and Rex Butters. Hosted by Michael Klam. DJ…

The Kowit $1,000 Poetry Prize Event @ Central Library 4/21

April 21, 2018 — Saturday, 4 – 6 p.m., The Steve Kowit Poetry Prize ceremony, Neil Morgan Auditorium, San Diego City Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101.  Live jazz from Danny Green, 2018 San Diego Music Awards Musician of the Year. (Hosts: Marc Chery, Supervisor for the Humanities Section, and Bill Harding,…

Andy Palasciano at Gelato Poetry on April 13

I’m excited to read with Andy Palasciano and Lisa Ratnavira at the next Gelato Poetry on April 13. Gelato Poetry takes place every second Friday of the month at 7 PM at Gelato Vero Caffe (3753 India Street). Each month, event host Ying Wu brings featured poets followed by an open mic. Palasciano has a B.A….

Ola Hadi at Palabra, Chris N. joins all-star crew at Poetry & Art

Ola Hadi performs at Palabra Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m., La Bodega Gallery, 2196 Logan Ave., San Diego. P&A this Friday, Feb. 23, at SDAI Come meet up-and-comer Chris N., who will be joining us this Friday at P&A with a couple of songs. Chris N. is a San Diego born poet, artist and musician….