Alpha Index: James to Myles

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, J–M. • Index photo: Truong Tran and Layli Long Soldier, March 2, 2017 (video still).

Darius James and Val Jeanty: April 18, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Darius James and Val Jeanty in a first-ever collaboratiive "workshop performance" at...

Date: 04/18/19

Darius James and Val Jeanty: April 19, 2019

The Poetry Center presents novelist-writer Darius James, and Val Jeanty, Haitian electronica composer-percussionist, in...

Date: 04/19/2019

Darius James: April 21, 2019

The Poetry Center and City Lights Books co-present Darius James, reading and in conversation. James reads excerpts from...

Date: 04/21/2019

Randall Jarrell: October 3, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Randall Jarrell reading from his poetry.

Date: 10/03/1956

Robinson Jeffers Memorial Program: December 4, 1962

The Poetry Center presents a two-part program dedicated to Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). In part one, actor Joseph Miksak...

Date: 12/04/1962

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

LeRoi Jones: March 4, 1965

The Poetry Center presents LeRoi Jones (a.k.a. Amiri Baraka) reading poems from The Dead Lecturer , Sabotage , Target...

Date: 03/04/1965

LeRoi Jones, A Jazz Symposium on Blues People: March 4, 1965

The Poetry Center presents a Jazz Symposium on Blues People, featuring LeRoi Jones (a.k.a. Amiri Baraka), Philip Elwood,...

Date: 03/04/1965

June Jordan: April 20, 1977

The Poetry Center presents June Jordan reading her poetry, from the collection Things That I Do in the Dark: 1954-1977...

Date: 04/20/1977

June Jordan: April 15, 1993

The Poetry Center presents June Jordan reading her essay "Requiem for the Champ" (written in response to boxer...

Date: 04/15/1993

June Jordan: August 20, 1998

The Poetry Center co-presents June Jordan, acclaimed poet, essayist, political activist, and professor of Afro American...

Date: 08/20/1998

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

Pierre Joris and Nicole Peyrafitte: March 19, 2015

The Poetry Center presents poet and translator Pierre Joris reading, primarily, from his collection Barzakh: Poems...

Date: 03/19/2015

James Kass and Paul S. Flores: May 3, 2018

The Poetry Center presents James Kass and Paul Flores, reading and in conversation, to celebrate the 21st anniversary of...

Date: 05/03/2018

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

Vincent Katz and Jane Gregory: February 4, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Jane Gregory and Vincent Katz reading and in conversation. Gregory reads new poems from an...

Date: 02/04/2016

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

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

Douglas Kearney and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta: September 21, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Douglas Kearney and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, reading and in conversation. Douglas Kearney...

Date: 09/21/2017

Claudia Keelan and Rusty Morrison: April 30, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Rusty Morrison reading from Beyond the Chainlink (Ahsahta Press) and new works, along with...

Date: 04/30/2015

John Keene: October 29, 2015

The Poetry Center presents John Keene reading his story "Cold" from his book Counternarratives (New Directions,...

Date: 10/29/2015

John Keene with Tân Khánh Cao: October 30, 2015

The Poetry Center presents John Keene reading his story "Acrobatique" from his book Counternarratives (New...

Date: 10/30/2015

James Keilty, Two Plays: January 25, 1959

The Poetry Center presents live performances of James Keilty's two plays Ways of Spending Money and Genji and...

Date: 01/25/1959

Clayton Eshleman, Robert Kelly, and Paul Blackburn: April 11, 1969

The Poetry Center presents Clayton Eshleman, Robert Kelly, and Paul Blackburn reading from their works.

Date: 04/11/1969

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

Galway Kinnell: November 15, 1965

The Poetry Center presents Galway Kinnell reading various works by other poets and selections from his second book,...

Date: 11/15/1965

Carolyn Kizer: February 27, 1967

The Poetry Center presents Carolyn Kizer reading other poets' works as well as her own poems and Classical Chinese...

Date: 02/27/1967

Maged Zaher and Rodney Koeneke: April 24, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Maged Zaher, reading recent work from manuscript, interwoven with his translations from...

Date: 04/24/2015

Bill Brown and James Koller: October 18, 1967

The Poetry Center presents Bill Brown reading from his novel, The Way to the Uncle Sam Hotel and James Koller reading...

Date: 10/18/1967

Brandon Shimoda and Aisuke Kondo: March 7, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Brandon Shimoda and Aisuke Kondo, featuring a reading, an art presentation, and conversation....

Date: 03/07/2019

José Kozer: November 10, 2016

The Poetry Center and the Departments of Modern Languages and Literatures, and Jewish Studies, present José Kozer...

Date: 11/10/2016

John Hawkes, Herbert Kubly, Wright Morris: March 12, 1965

The Poetry Center, in association with the Contemporary Arts Festival, presents novelists John Hawkes, Herbert Kubly, and...

Date: 03/12/1965

Stanley Kunitz: July 17, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Stanley Kunitz reading from his poetry.

Date: 07/17/1956

Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) Opening Reading: April 21, 2016

The Poetry Center presents the opening event of the three-day Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) residency, featuring poets Barbara...

Date: 04/21/2016

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

Joanne Kyger and David Meltzer: October 23, 1968

The Poetry Center presents Joanne Kyger and David Meltzer reading their poems.

Date: October 23, 1968

Joanne Kyger and Robert Adamson: March 6, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Joanne Kyger and Australian poet Robert Adamson, reading primarily from new works:...

Date: 03/06/2015

Ed Pavlic and David Lau: March 10, 2016

The Poetry Center presents David Lau reading from his forthcoming book, Still Dirty (AK Press/Commune Editions, 2016),...

Date: 03/10/2016

Andrew Maxwell and Hank Lazer: February 23, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Andrew Maxwell and Hank Lazer reading and in conversation. Andrew Maxwell reads from...

Date: 02/23/2017

Janice Lee with Brenda Iijima: November 29, 2018

The Poetry Center presents, as the inaugural program in its In Common Writers Series, Janice Lee, reading and in...

Date: 11/29/2018

Brenda Iijima and Janice Lee: December 1, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Brenda Iijima and Janice Lee, reading from new works. Brenda Iijima reads from unpublished...

Date: 12/01/2018

Arisa White and Raina J. Léon: April, 9 2015

The Poetry Center presents Arisa White reading from Post Pardon (Mouthfeel Press) and A Penny Saved (Aquarius Press,...

Date: 04/09/2015

Denise Leto and Jennifer Bartlett: February 21, 2020

The Poetry Center presents Denise Leto and Jennifer Bartlett, reading at The Green Arcade, San Francisco. Leto, with Rose...

Date: 2020-02-21

Denise Levertov: February 10, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Denise Levertov reading from a selection of her poetry.

Date: 02/10/1958

Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack: February 21, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Lauren Levin and Melissa Mack, reading and in conversation. Melissa Mack, judge for the Poetry...

Date: 02/21/2019

Philip Levine: November 24, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Philip Levine reading from his early poetry. This event also featured poet Gary Snyder.

Date: 11/24/1958

Philip Levine: February 20, 1962

Philip Levine reads poems from his book, On the Edge

Date: 02/20/1962

Julia Bloch and erica lewis: October 6, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Julia Bloch and erica lewis reading and in conversation. Bloch reads from her book Valley...

Date: 10/06/2016

Nellie Wong and Genny Lim: August 31, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Nellie Wong and Genny Lim reading and in conversation. Wong reads works from Breakfast Lunch...

Date: 08/31/2017

Mark Linenthal: May 30, 1965

Mark Linenthal, co-director of The Poetry Center, presents a lecture on trends and directions in contemporary American...

Date: 05/30/1965

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

Paul Ramsey and Ron Loewinsohn: March 3, 1964

The Poetry Center presents Paul Ramsey and Ron Loewinsohn reading from their selected works.

Date: 03/03/1964

Layli Long Soldier and Truong Tran: March 2, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Layli Long Soldier and Truong Tran reading and in conversation. Layli Long Soldier reads from...

Date: 03/02/2017

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

Audre Lorde: September 26, 1974

The Poetry Center presents Audre Lorde, reading her poems from New York Head Shop and Museum (Broadside Press, 1974) as...

Date: 09/26/1974

Pat Parker and Audre Lorde: February 7, 1986

The Poetry Center Presents Pat Parker and Audre Lorde reading at the Women's Building in San Francisco. Pat Parker...

Date: 02/07/1986

Syd Staiti and Trisha Low: September 26, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Syd Staiti and Trisha Low, reading and in conversation. Staiti reads a selection of their...

Date: 2019-09-26

Janice Lowe with Yohann Potico and Kevin Carnes: April 20, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Janice A. Lowe performing her songs written to the poems from her book Leaving Cle: Poems of...

Date: 04/20/2017

Robert Lowell: March 27, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Robert Lowell reading from Life Studies and other poems.

Date: 03/27/1957

Robert Lowell: May 10, 1966

The Poetry Center presents Robert Lowell reading from Life Studies and For The Union Dead . Lowell opens his reading...

Date: 05/10/1966

Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta and Daisy Zamora: October 4, 2018

The Poetry Center, with support by the Sam Mazza Foundation, presents Mazza Writer in Residence Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta...

Date: 10/04/2018

Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta with Kyle Parker: October 6, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Mazza Writer in Residence Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, in performance with Kyle Parker. This...

Date: 10/06/2018

Fred Moten and Nathaniel Mackey with Hafez Modirzadeh: March 5, 2016

The Poetry Center and The Green Arcade present Fred Moten and Nathaniel Mackey reading their poetry, along with Hafez...

Date: 03/05/2016

Clarence Major and Patricia Spears Jones: March 3, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Clarence Major and Patricia Spears Jones, celebrating the release of two retrospective...

Date: 03/03/2016

D.S. Marriott and Frank B. Wilderson III: February 16, 2019

The Poetry Center presents D.S. Marriott and Frank B. Wilderson III reading their poetry. Marriott reads from his...

Date: 02/16/2019

Thanasis Maskaleris and Nanos Valaoritis: May 23, 1969

The Poetry Center presents Nanos Valaoritis reading from his poetry in English and Thanasis Maskaleris reading a...

Date: 05/23/1969

Reading at Six Gallery Re-Creation: March 11, 1956

The Poetry Center presents the March 1956 Berkeley re-creation of the famed October 1955 Six Gallery reading, introduced...

Date: 03/11/1956

Michael McClure: May 13, 1969

The Poetry Center presents Michael McClure reading from a series of poems based in childhood memory followed by excerpts...

Date: 05/13/1969

Bill Berkson and Duncan McNaughton: February 24, 2015

The Poetry Center and False Starts co-present Bill Berkson and Duncan McNaughton, reading from recent work at The Lab,...

Date: 02/24/2015

Duncan McNaughton and Bill Berkson: February 26, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Duncan McNaughton, reading from Tiny Windows (Auguste Press, 2014), among other work, and Bill...

Date: 02/26/2015

Fay Victor and Myra Melford, Workshop Performance: October 3, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Fay Victor and Myra Melford, with a workshop performance and conversation. The two artists,...

Date: 2019-10-03

Fay Victor and Myra Melford: October 3, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Fay Victor and Myra Melford in performance at the Center for New Music, downtown San...

Date: 2019-10-03

David Meltzer: September 24, 2015

The Poetry Center presents David Meltzer reading from and discussing the newly revised and reissued edition of his book...

Date: 09/24/15

David Meltzer Memorial Tribute: November 12, 2017

The Poetry Center and City Lights Books co-present a memorial tribute to David Meltzer, at San Francisco State...

Date: 11/12/2017

Bao Phi and Sarah Menefee: November 14, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Poetry Center Book Award winner Bao Phi, reading and in conversation with award judge Sarah...

Date: 2019-11-14

W. S. Merwin: April 26, 1961

The Poetry Center presents W. S. Merwin reading from his collection The Drunk in the Furnace and unpublished poems.

Date: 04/26/1961

Josephine Miles: 1954

Josephine Miles lectures on the teaching of poetry.

Date: 00/00/1954

David Boyce, Hafez Modirzadeh, Marshall R. Trammell: March 16, 2017

The Poetry Center and Bird & Beckett Books & Records co-present musicians David Boyce (tenor saxophone), Hafez...

Date: 03/16/2017

Feliz Lucia Molina with Alli Warren: April 11, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Feliz Lucia Molina, reading and in conversation with Alli Warren. Feliz Lucia Molina reads...

Date: 04/11/2019

Alli Warren and Feliz Lucia Molina: April 12, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Alli Warren and Feliz Lucia Molina, reading from their work, at The Green Arcade in San...

Date: 04/12/2019

Leroy F. Moore Jr. and Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia: November 1, 2018

“Stop Sweeping Us. We Are Not Trash,” a performative workshop and reading on poverty, homelessness,...

Date: 11/01/2018

Marianne Moore: October 10, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Marianne Moore reading from her Collected Poems and other works.

Date: 10/10/1957

Marianne Moore: October 18, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Marianne Moore reading from her Collected Poems and The Fables of La Fontaine .

Date: 10/18/1957

Alli Warren and Laura Moriarty: February 19, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Alli Warren reading from her Poetry Center Book Award winning book, Here Come the Warm Jets...

Date: 05/19/2015

Tim Z. Hernandez, with Marguerite Muñoz and René Juarez-Vazquez: May 9, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Tim Z. Hernandez, reading and in conversation with Marguerite Muñoz and René...

Date: 05/09/2019

Tim Z. Hernandez, Marguerite Muñoz, and René Juarez-Vazquez: May 9, 2019

The Poetry Center, in collaboration with Voz Sin Tinta, presents Tim Z. Hernandez, Marguerite Muñoz, and...

Date: 05/09/2019

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