Alpha Index: Callahan to Durbin

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, C–D. • Index photo: Ken Chen and Youmna Chlala, remote-access reading from their Brooklyn home, April 1, 2021 (video still).

Manolo Callahan, Stefano Harney, Tonika Sealy Thompson: December 4, 2016

The Poetry Center and the SFSU Labor Archives and Research Center co-present "Working with Others: Convivial...

Date: 12/04/2016

Garrett Caples and Julian Talamantez Brolaski: February 15, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Garrett Caples and Julian Talamantez Brolaski reading and in conversation. Garrett Caples...

Date: 02/15/2018

Cardboard House Press: Giancarlo Huapaya, Omar Pimienta, José Antonio Villarán: November 7, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Giancarlo Huapaya (with translator Ryan Greene), Omar Pimienta, and José Antonio...

Date: 2019-11-07

Cardboard House Press/Cartonera Collective: Giancarlo Huapaya, Omar Pimienta, José Antonio Villarán, and Friends: November 8, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Giancarlo Huapaya, Omar Pimienta, and José Antonio Villarán, along with members...

Date: 2019-11-08

Ernesto Cardenal: May 16, 2015

The Poetry Center in conjunction with the Flor y Canto Festival presents a bilingual reading by Ernesto Cardenal. As...

Date: 05/16/2015

R.O. Kwon and Nona Caspers: March 20, 2019

The Poetry Center presents R.O Kwon and Nona Caspers, reading and in conversation. Nona Caspers introduces then reads...

Date: 03/20/2019

Florencia Castellano, Luis Felipe Fabre, and Pablo Katchadjian: October 9, 2016

The Poetry Center and Small Press Traffic co-present poets and translators published in the first two years of the...

Date: 10/09/2016

Pierre Joris on Paul Celan: March 18, 2015

The Poetry Center and City Lights Books co-present Pierre Joris, reading his translations and discussing the work and...

Date: 03/18/2015

Luis Cernuda: December 6, 1961

The Poetry Center presents Spanish poet Luis Cernuda reading a selection of his poems in the original Spanish; a speaker...

Date: 12/06/1961

May-lee Chai and Junse Kim: November 8, 2018

The Poetry Center presents May-lee Chai and Junse Kim, reading and in conversation. May-lee Chai reads excerpts from her...

Date: 11/08/2018

"Tempest in a Teapot" Asian American Poets Reading—with Jeffery Paul Chan and Al Robles, Lou Syquia, George Leong, Lane Nishikawa, Janice Mirikitani, Alan Chong Lau, Laureen Mar, Garrett Hongo: May 16, 1977

The Poetry Center presents this landmark 1977 recording of a group reading by eight West Coast Asian American and Asian...

Date: 1977-05-16

Mg Roberts and Geneva Chao: October 27, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Mg Roberts and Geneva Chao reading and in conversation. Mg Roberts reads from not so, sea...

Date: 10/27/2016

MK Chavez and Heather June Gibbons: September 20th, 2018

The Poetry Center presents MK Chavez and Heather June Gibbons, in reading and conversation. MK Chavez reads from her...

Date: 09/20/2018

Neeli Cherkovski and Jim Dunn: September 5, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Jim Dunn and Neeli Cherkovski, reading and in conversation. Dunn reads his poems from...

Date: 2019-09-05

Youmna Chlala and Ken Chen: April 1, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Youmna Chlala and Ken Chen, reading and in conversation from their home in Brooklyn, NY....

Date: 2021-04-01

Poetry and Environmental Justice — featuring Ed Roberson, Tiffany Higgins, Eli Clare, Lehua M. Taitano: April 17, 2021

The Poetry Center, in conjunction with the  Poetry Coalition , presents one in a series of programs organized across...

Date: 2021-04-17

Tom Clark and Vincent Katz: February 5, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Tom Clark reading and commenting on his poetry, from various works and from manuscript, and...

Date: 02/05/2016

Eldridge Cleaver, Speaker's Platform: October 9, 1968

Shortly following the 1968 release of his book Soul on Ice , and during a time of civil unrest and riots in more than...

Date: 10/09/1968

Lucille Clifton: April 2, 1987

The Poetry Center presents Lucille Clifton, reading at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery. Clifton reads and...

Date: 04/02/1987

Wanda Coleman: October 14, 1982

The Poetry Center presents Wanda Coleman reading from her book of poems, Mad Dog Black Lady (Black Sparrow Press,1979).

Date: 10/14/1982

Wanda Coleman: April 14, 1985

The Poetry Center presents Wanda Coleman, performing her poetry as part of the Women Working in Literature Conference, at...

Date: 04/14/1985

Wanda Coleman: April 4, 2013

The Poetry Center presents Wanda Coleman, recipient of the 2011 Poetry Center Book Award, for The World Falls Away...

Date: 04/04/2013

Jess (Collins): April 7, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Jess reading from his poetry and translations. This event also featured poet Helen Adam.

Date: 04/07/1957

Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles: October 15, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Dennis Cooper and Eileen Myles reading at McRoskey Mattress Co., San Francisco. Dennis Cooper...

Date: 10/15/2017

Gregory Corso: October 21, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Gregory Corso reading from his early poetry.

Date: 10/21/1956

Jaime Cortez and Camille Roy: October 22, 2021

The Poetry Center, together with The Green Arcade, presents Camille Roy, reading from Honey Mine: Collected Stories...

Date: 2021-10-22

Jayne Cortez: April 12, 1985

The Poetry Center presents Jayne Cortez [as part of a program shared with French novelist and feminist theorist Monique...

Date: 04/12/1985

Jayne Cortez and LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs: October 30, 2007

The Poetry Center, in collaboration with giovanni singleton and Nocturnes Review, presents Jayne Cortez and LaTasha N....

Date: 10/30/2007

Audre Lorde Award Reading: Elizabeth Rosas, Samantha Cosentino, and Lillian Giles: September 10, 2020

The Poetry Center presents Audre Lorde Creative Writing Award-winner Elizabeth Rosas and Award-finalists Samantha...

Date: 2020-09-10

Cosmic Diaspora and Steve Dalachinsky: April 19, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Cosmic Diaspora and Steve Dalachinsky, reading and in performance. Cosmic Diaspora (Jake...

Date: 04/19/2018

Henri Coulette and Ruth Weiss: April 19, 1960

The Poetry Center presents Henri Coulette reading early excerpts from The War of the Secret Agents, The Attic, and other...

Date: 04/19/1960

Robert Creeley: May 20, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Robert Creeley reading from his early books of poetry.

Date: 05/20/1956

Robert Creeley: July 16, 1959

The Poetry Center presents Robert Creeley reading from his poetry.

Date: 07/16/1959

Robert Creeley: March 16, 1966

The Poetry Center presents Robert Creeley reading poems from his book Words, as well as a long prose piece titled The...

Date: 03/16/1966

alex cruse and Kevin CK Lo: November 9, 2017

The Poetry Center presents alex cruse and Kevin CK Lo (who collectively perform as Drought Spa) in performance and in...

Date: 11/09/2017

Stacy Szymaszek and Peter Culley: April 2, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Stacy Szymaszek reading from Hart Island (Nightboat Books, 2015) and Peter Culley reading from...

Date: 04/02/2015

Peter Culley and Stacy Szymaszek: April 3, 2015

The Poetry Center presents poets Peter Culley, reading from a recent collaborative work done with Elisa Ferrari, then...

Date: 04/03/2015

Uche Nduka and Sophia Dahlin: February 11, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Uche Nduka and Sophia Dahlin, reading and in conversation. Nduka reads from his...

Date: 2021-02-11

Gabrielle Daniels and Hung Q. Tu: April 30, 2022

The Poetry Center, together with  Dogpark Collective , presents a celebration of two new works from this...

Date: 2022-04-30

Legacy of Forugh Farrokhzad: with Sholeh Wolpé, Jasmin Darznik, and Shabnam Piryaei: December 3, 2020

Co-presented by The Poetry Center and the  Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies , San Francisco State University,...

Date: 2020-12-03

Donald Davie and Thom Gunn: May 18, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Donald Davie and Thom Gunn reading from their poetry.

Date: 05/18/1958

Guy Davis, Shirley Kaufman, and Daniel Moore: October 22, 1963

The Poetry Center presents Guy Davis, Shirley Kaufman and Daniel Moore reading their poetry, in the Poetry Center's...

Date: 10/22/1963

Matthew Clark Davison, Stacy D. Flood, and Patrick Earl Ryan: February 24, 2022

For this Prose at The Poetry Center event, three friends and SF State alums: Matthew Clark Davison, Stacy D. Flood,...

Date: 2022-02-24

Lynn Lonidier and Bill Deemer: October 19, 1965

The Poetry Center presents Lynn Lonidier and Bill Deemer reading from their works.

Date: 10/19/1965

Juliana Delgado Lopera and Monique Jenkinson, aka Fauxnique: April 27, 2019

The Poetry Center presents "an afternoon of literary drag," with Spring 2019 Mazza Writer in Residence Juliana...

Date: 04/27/2019

Juliana Delgado Lopera and Joseph Cassara: May 2, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Spring 2019 Mazza Writer in Residence Juliana Delgado Lopera and Joseph Cassara, reading and...

Date: 05/02/19

Carolina De Robertis and Micah Perks: November 3, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Carolina De Robertis and Micah Perks reading and in conversation. Carolina De Robertis reads...

Date: 11/03/2016

Prageeta Sharma and Thomas Devaney: May 7, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Prageeta Sharma reading from Undergloom (Fence Books, 2013), from previously published works,...

Date: 05/07/2015

Robert Dewhurst and Michael Seth Stewart on the Life and Works of John Wieners: September 10, 2015

The Poetry Center presents poet-scholars Robert Dewhurst and Michael Seth Stewart reading from and discussing the works...

Date: 09/10/2015

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, She Who Has No Master(s), and Danny Thanh Nguyen: March 3, 2020

The Poetry Center co-presents a celebration of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN), held at Jack...

Date: 2020-03-03

William Rowe and Helen Dimos: October 26, 2017

The Poetry Center presents William Rowe and Helen Dimos reading and in conversation. William Rowe reads newer poems in...

Date: 10/26/2017

Ari Banias and Demian Dinéyazhi’ at Beyond Binary: October 6, 2022

The Poetry Center, along with the  Fine Arts Gallery , SF State, in conjunction with the exhibition  Beyond...

Date: 2022-10-06

Diane di Prima: April 24, 1968

The Poetry Center presents Diane di Prima, accompanied by musician John Braden, reading from plays and poems.

Date: 04/24/1968

Diane di Prima and Kathleen Fraser: June 21, 1974

The Poetry Center presents Diane di Prima and Kathleen Fraser, each reading from their work, following introductions by...

Date: 1974-06-21

jayy dodd and Lourdes Figueroa: October 28, 2021

The Poetry Center presents jayy dodd, whose book  The Black Condition ft. Narcissus  (Nightboat Books,...

Date: 2021-10-28

Angel Dominguez and Hannah Kezema: October 14, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Hannah Kezema, reading from the manuscript of her forthcoming book Case Files , and Angel...

Date: 2021-10-14

Angel Dominguez and Ronaldo V. Wilson: October 16, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Angel Dominguez and Ronaldo V. Wilson, in conversation with one another then followed by each...

Date: 2021-10-16

Keith Donnell Jr. and Antony Fangary: September 23, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Keith Donnell Jr. and Antony Fangari, reading and in conversation, at the Poetry Center...

Date: 2021-09-23

Orlando White and Patrick James Dunagan: April 27, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Orlando White, recipient of the Poetry Center Book Award for LETTERRS (Nightboat Books, 2015)....

Date: 04/27/2017

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Amy Sonnie and James Tracy: September 10, 2021

The Poetry Center presents three outstanding Bay Area writer-activists, reading and in conversation on the radical...

Date: 2021-09-10

Robert Duncan: October 10, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Robert Duncan reading from his poetry and a play.

Date: 10/10/1956

Robert Duncan: May 18, 1959

The Poetry Center presents Robert Duncan reading his poetry from and discussing his book The Opening of the Field (1960).

Date: 05/18/1959

Robert Duncan and George Oppen: February 22, 1973

The Poetry Center presents Robert Duncan and George Oppen, reading from their poetry, in the very first video...

Date: 1973-02-22

Dale Smith, on Robert Duncan and Charles Olson: February 8, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Dale M. Smith speaking on Robert Duncan and Charles Olson, reading briefly from his own...

Date: 02/08/2018

Camille T. Dungy and Javier Zamora: September 28, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Camille T. Dungy and Javier Zamora, reading and in conversation. Camille Dungy reads poems...

Date: 09/28/2017

Kevin Killian and Andrew Durbin: November 6, 2014

The Poetry Center presents Kevin Killian and Andrew Durbin, each reading generously from new work and engaging in...

Date: 2014-11-06