Alpha Index: Nachtrieb to Szymaszek

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, N–S. • Index photo: Solmaz Sharif, March 7, 2018 (video still).

Peter Nachtrieb and Guests, The Overbooked Hotel Room: October 21, 2019

The Poetry Center presents playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, with actors Esau Hamadanyan, Alexis Lezin, Amy Prosser, Kim...

Date: 2019-10-21

Peter Nachtrieb, Playwrighting Workshop: October 24, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, presenting a playwriting workshop and conversation. Nachtrieb speaks...

Date: 2019-10-24

Okey Ndibe: February 12, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Nigerian novelist Okey Ndibe reading from and discussing his novel, Foreign Gods, Inc. (Soho...

Date: 02/12/2015

Arlene Biala, Urayoán Noel, Aimee Suzara: April 22, 2016

The Poetry Center presents the third event of the Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) project, featuring readings by Arlene Biala,...

Date: 04/22/2016

Alice Notley: November 14, 2016

The Poetry Center and False Starts at The Lab present Alice Notley reading Books One and Two of The Descent of Alette...

Date: 11/14/2016

Alice Notley: November 15, 2016

The Poetry Center and False Starts at The Lab present Alice Notley reading Books Three and Four of The Descent of Alette...

Date: 11/15/2016

Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems 50th Anniversary Reading: February 6, 2015

The Poetry Center, together with City Lights Books and The Green Arcade, present a 50th Anniversary reading of Frank...

Date: 02/06/2015

Charles Olson: February 21, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Charles Olson reading from The Maximus Poems and other works.

Date: 02/21/1957

Charles Reznikoff and George Oppen: February 19, 1963

The Poetry Center presents Charles Reznikoff and George Oppen in an early reading from their respective books, By the...

Date: 02/19/1963

George Oppen: February 21, 1968

The Poetry Center presents George Oppen reading two major sequences from his 1968 book Of Being Numerous , for which he...

Date: 02/21/1968

George Oppen: October 29, 1969

The Poetry Center presents a return reading (following his early 1968 Poetry Center reading) by George Oppen, in honor of...

Date: 10/29/1969

Roberto Tejada, The George Oppen Memorial Lecture: December 12, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Roberto Tejada delivering the 31st annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture. Tejada focuses on the...

Date: 12/12/2015

Frances Richard, The George Oppen Memorial Lecture: December 17, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Frances Richard delivering the 32nd annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture, entitled "The...

Date: 12/17/2016

David Hobbs, The George Oppen Memorial Lecture: December 2, 2017

The Poetry Center presents the 33rd annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture featuring David B. Hobbs at the Unitarian...

Date: 12/02/2017

Tyrone Williams, The George Oppen Memorial Lecture: December 6, 2019

Tyrone Williams presents the 34th annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture, at the Unitarian Center, San Francisco. The...

Date: 2019-12-06

Gregory Pardlo: December 1, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Gregory Pardlo reading from his books Totem (Copper Canyon Press, 2007) and Digest (Four Way...

Date: 12/01/2015

Maryam Ivette Parhizkar with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle: March 14, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Maryam Ivette Parhizkar, reading and in conversation with Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle. Parhizkar...

Date: 03/14/2019

Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Maryam Ivette Parhizkar: March 15, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Maryam Ivette Parhizkar, reading and in conversation. Maryam Ivette...

Date: 03/15/2019

Morgan Parker and Charif Shanahan: February 28, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Morgan Parker and Charif Shanahan, reading and in conversation. Charif Shanahan reads poetry...

Date: 02/28/2019

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

Kenneth Patchen: December 6, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Kenneth Patchen reading from his poetry.

Date: 12/06/1957

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

Bruce Boyd, Saul White and Stuart Z. Perkoff: March 30, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Bruce Boyd, Saul White, and Stuart Z. Perkoff reading from their poetry.

Date: 03/30/1958

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

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

M. NourbeSe Philip: October 27, 2018

The Poetry Center, as the inaugural event in the Leslie Scalapino 21st Century Innovative Writers Series, presents M....

Date: 10/27/2018

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

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

Brontez Purnell and Tommy Pico: September 13, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Brontez Purnell and Tommy Pico, reading and in conversation. Brontez Purnell reads from Johnny...

Date: 09/13/2018

John Pluecker and Jen Hofer: September 26th, 2018

The Poetry Center presents poet-translator-activists John Pluecker and Jen Hofer, reading and in conversation, to debut...

Date: 09/26/2018

Antena: Jen Hofer and John Pluecker: September 27, 2018

For the second event in The Poetry Center's premier Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series, we present Antena, a...

Date: 09/27/2018

Poet | Artist |Activist: Let’s Make A Plan: November 12, 2015

The Poetry Center and the Labor Archives and Research Center present poet/artist/activists Cassie Thornton, Christian...

Date: 11/12/2015

Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange: April 6, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Maw Shein Win, Carrie Hunter, Melissa Eleftherion, Aja Couchois Duncan, and Trevor Calvert...

Date: 04/06/2017

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

Margaret Randall and Sergio Mondragon: December 15, 1966

The Poetry Center presents Margaret Randall and Sergio Mondragon reading their work. George Hitchcock reads the English...

Date: 12/15/1966

Margaret Randall, Eight Decades of Cuban Poetry: March 30, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Margaret Randall reading and in conversation. Randall speaks and reads from the anthology she...

Date: 03/30/2017

John Crowe Ransom: May 1, 1963

The Poetry Center Presents John Crowe Ransom reading a selection of poems

Date: 05/01/1963

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

Kenneth Rexroth: July 13, 1955

The Poetry Center presents Kenneth Rexroth reading from his poetry and translations.

Date: 07/13/1955

Kenneth Rexroth: October 5, 1959

The Poetry Center presents Kenneth Rexroth, reading from his poetry and playing recordings of French songs.

Date: 10/05/1959

Kenneth Rexroth: February 23, 1965

The Poetry Center presents Kenneth Rexroth, reading translations as well his own selected works.

Date: 2/23/1965

Oscar Bermeo and Barbara Jane Reyes: December 1, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Oscar Bermeo and Barbara Jane Reyes reading and in conversation. Bermeo reads unpublished...

Date: 12/01/2016

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

Stephen Rodefer, a Memorial Tribute: November 21, 2015

The Poetry Center presents a memorial tribute to Stephen Rodefer (1940–2015), with reminiscences and poems, mostly...

Date: 11/21/2015

Theodore Roethke: February 25, 1954

Theodore Roethke reading from his poetry, for the Poetry Center's inaugural reading.

Date: 02/25/1954

Martha Ronk and Paul Vangelisti: September 14, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Martha Ronk and Paul Vangelisti, reading and in conversation. Martha Ronk reads poems on the...

Date: 09/14/2017

Jerome Rothenberg: November 14, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Jerome Rothenberg, reading and in conversation. Rothenberg reads works from several of his...

Date: 11/14/2017

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

Muriel Rukeyser: July 28, 1955

The Poetry Center presents Muriel Rukeyser reading from her poetry.

Date: 07/28/1955

Muriel Rukeyser: July 16, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Muriel Rukeyser reading from her poetry and translations of Octavio Paz.

Date: 07/16/1958

Richard Brautigan and Floyd Salas: February 28, 1968

The Poetry Center presents Richard Brautigan and Floyd Salas, reading from their own works.

Date: 02/28/1968

Vanessa Angélica Villarreal and Raquel Salas Rivera: November 21, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Vanessa Angélica Villarreal and Raquel Salas Rivera, reading and in conversation....

Date: 2019-11-21

Raquel Salas Rivera and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal: November 22, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Raquel Salas Rivera and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, at Moe’s Books in Berkeley....

Date: 2019-11-22

Hollie Hardy and Mukta Sambrani: May 5, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Hollie Hardy reading from her Poetry Center Book Award winning volume How to Take a Bullet and...

Date: 05/05/2016

Delmore Schwartz: March 7, 1961

The Poetry Center presents a reading by Delmore Schwartz.

Date: 3/07/1961

James Schevill's The Bloody Tenet: January 12, 1958

The Poetry Center presents James Schevill's play The Bloody Tenet performed by members of the Actors Workshop.

Date: 01/12/1958

Anne Lesley Selcer and Suzanne Stein: February 27, 2020

The Poetry Center presents Anne Lesley Selcer and Suzanne Stein, reading and in conversation. Stein and Selcer open by...

Date: 2020-02-27

Jared Stanley and Steven Seidenberg: October 11, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Jared Stanley and Steven Seidenberg, reading and in conversation. Jared Stanley reads...

Date: 10/11/2018

Solmaz Sharif: March 7, 2018

The Poetry Center and the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies at San Francisco State University co-present a reading by...

Date: 03/07/2018

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

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

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

Lee Ann Brown and Rod Smith: October 20, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Lee Ann Brown and Rod Smith reading and in conversation. Lee Ann Brown reads new work as well...

Date: 10/20/2016

Gary Snyder: November 24, 1958

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

Date: 11/24/1958

Gary Snyder: November 29, 1964

The Poetry Center presents Gary Snyder reading translations of Kenji Miyazawa and his own work, mostly unpublished at the...

Date: 11/29/1964

Gary Snyder: December 10, 1969

The Poetry Center presents Gary Snyder reading from his translations of Japanese and Chinese Poetry, as well as...

Date: 12/10/1969

Gary Snyder with Wang Ping: November 13, 2021

Gary Snyder, after reading from his Cold Mountain (Han Shan) Poems and his poem "Axe Handles," with Wang Ping...

Date: 2021-11-13

Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi: February 16, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi, reading and in conversation. Wendy Trevino reads from her...

Date: 02/16/2017

Jasmine Gibson with Juliana Spahr: February 7, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Jasmine Gibson, reading and in conversation with Juliana Spahr. Jasmine Gibson read from her...

Date: 02/07/2019

Juliana Spahr and Jasmine Gibson: February 8, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Jasmine Gibson and Juliana Spahr reading from their works. Jasmine Gibson opens, reading poems...

Date: 02/08/2019

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

Jack Spicer: April 11, 1957

The Poetry Center presents Jack Spicer reading from his poetry.

Date: 04/11/1957

Jack Spicer's Poetry as Magic Workshop: June 9, 1957

The Poetry Center presents poets from Jack Spicer's "Poetry as Magic" Workshop, including Helen Adam, Ebbe...

Date: 06/09/1957

Jack Spicer's Poetry as Magic Workshop: June 10, 1957

The Poetry Center presents poets from Jack Spicer's "Poetry as Magic" Workshop, including Jack Gilbert,...

Date: 06/10/1957

William Stafford: July 23, 1959

The Poetry Center presents William Stafford reading from his poetry.

Date: 07/23/1959

William Stafford: November 29, 1967

The Poetry Center presents William Stafford reading from his works.

Date: 11/29/1967

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

Ebbe Borregaard and George Stanley: March 15, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Ebbe Borregaard and George Stanley reading from their early poetry.

Date: 03/15/1958

George Stanley: October 25, 1967

The Poetry Center presents George Stanley reading from his poetry.

Date: 10/25/1967

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

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