Poetry of Resilience–From Haiku to Free Verse at Downtown Library

Details and registration here: https://sandiego.librarymarket.com/events/poetry-resilience-haiku-free-verse Join us on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 4-6 p.m. for a star-studded poetry event at the downtown San Diego Public Library (SDPL). This program, featuring San Diego’s most recognized poets, is part of SDPL’s quarter-long project, The Rebellious Miss Breed: San Diego Public Library and the Japanese American Incarceration. This…

Kids! SDPA Virtual and Hybrid Poetry Workshops for Ages 6-12

Kids writing poetry! Here are two great workshops for kids and families: There is an online event tomorrow afternoon, Nov 2 at 4:00. (Sorry for the late notice).  There is a second hybrid event (online and in person) at the San Ysidro Library on Nov 8.   Below is info and registration for both: Tuesday, November…

Garden Oak Press Reading, Nov. 7

I am so honored to be part of this reading. I hope you can join us in person on Sunday, Nov. 7: Address: Escondido Municipal Gallery262 E. Grand Ave. (@ Juniper St)760-480-4101 Schedule:1 – 2 pmA dizzying presentation of a few of the most recent books published by Garden Oak Press, featuring local San Diego poets…

SDPA 2020-21 published, MOXIE Theatre and The Bench!

MOXIE Theatre & The Electric Company Theatre PresentI And You by Lauren GundersonDirected by Callie Prendiville From MOXIE’s Stage to Your ScreenMarch 5, 2021 is San Diego Poetry Annual Night, featuring post-show Q&A with SDPA’s Michael Klam and Anthony Blacksher! With over 200 productions worldwide and penned by America’s most produced living playwright, I AND YOU is…

Last of 2020 Poets at the Bench featuring Sage and Klam

From Deborah Ramos, host of Poets at the Bench: Please join the global community for our next online Poets at the Bench on Sunday, Nov. 29, at 3 p.m.  I am honored to have two featured poets for the last Zoom bench of the year, Michael Klam and Sage. Sage is a 15-year-old creative, growing up in San Diego, Calif. As a San Diego High…

Mary F. Lenox, Broken Anchor Poetry Zoom, Saturday, June 27, 1:00 p.m.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Mary F. Lenox is a poet, writer, speaker, and educator. She was a professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the School of Library and Information Science, later serving as dean for 12 years. She is the author of two books of poetry, Threads of Grace: Selected Poems (2015) and Riches…

Poetry Karaoke winners and Michael Klam & Sharon Elise at Amplified

Congratulations to Tia Meredith for nabbing another first place win with her performance of John S. Hall’s “My Lover” in the style of Gospel. Second place went to Karalani Cross with Jane Hirshfield’s “The Poet” in the style of Musical Theater, and third place went to Gill Sotu for his rendition of Billy Collins’ “Cheerios”…