Alpha Index: Taitano to Zurita

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, T–Z. • Index photo: Frank B. Wilderson III, February 14, 2019, talking with the audience after reading from the manuscript of his book Afro-Pessimism at The Poetry Center (video still).

Javier O. Huerta, Lehua M. Taitano, Angela Narcisco Torres: April 21, 2016

The Poetry Center presents the second event of the Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) project, a reading featuring Javier O. Huerta,...

Date: 04/21/2016

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

James Tate: March 6, 1968

The Poetry Center presents James Tate reading from The Lost Pilot and other works

Date: 03/06/1968

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

Charles Alexander and Susan Thackrey: February 2, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Charles Alexander and Susan Thackrey reading and in conversation. Alexander reads from Pushing...

Date: 02/02/2017

Lorenzo Thomas and David Henderson with Ghetto Violence: March 19, 1976

The Poetry Center presents Lorenzo Thomas and David Henderson, the latter performing with the band Ghetto Violence,...

Date: 1976-03-19

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

Ashley Toliver and Jason Bayani: September 17, 2020

The Poetry Center presents a reading by Ashley Toliver, Poetry Center Book Award-winner for her book of poems, ...

Date: 2020-09-17

Charles Tomlinson: May 14, 1963

Charles Tomlinson reads from selected works including poems from Seeing Is Believing and A Peopled Landscape.

Date: 05/14/1963

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

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

Tongo Eisen-Martin with Marshall Trammell: October 7, 2017

The Poetry Center and The Green Arcade co-present Tongo Eisen-Martin, poetry, with Marshall Trammell, music, at The Green...

Date: 10/07/2017

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

Tomas Tranströmer: March 4, 1974

The Poetry Center presents Tomas Tranströmer, reading his poetry in translations by May Swenson, Robert Bly, and...

Date: 1974-03-04

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

Wendy Trevino and Zaina Alsous: November 19, 2020

The Poetry Center preents Wendy Trevino and Zaina Alsous, reading and in conversation. Poetry Center  Mazza Writer...

Date: 2020-11-19

Eve Triem: November 4, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Eve Triem reading from A Parade of Doves , her translations from The Greek Anthology and...

Date: 11/04/1956

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

Gael Turnbull: April 12, 1961

The Poetry Center presents Gael Turnbull reading from his selected works.

Date: 4/12/1961

Laura Ulewicz and Robert Sward: September 28, 1965

The Poetry Center presents Laura Ulewicz accompanied by Hillary Fowler; and Robert Sward.

Date: 9/28/1965

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

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

erica lewis and Divya Victor: March 10, 2022

The Poetry Center presents erica lewis, Poetry Center Mazza Writer in Residence for Spring 2022, joined by Divya...

Date: 2022-03-10

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

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

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

Diane Wakoski: May 9, 1969

The Poetry Center presents Diane Wakoski reading from The George Washington Poems, The Magellanic Clouds , and The...

Date: 05/09/1969

Judy Grahn and Diane Wakoski: October 2, 1974

The Poetry Center presents Judy Grahn and Diane Wakoski, appearing at the San Francisco Museum of Art, each reading from...

Date: 1974-10-02

Jackie Wang and Lily Hoang: March 1, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Jackie Wang and Lily Hoang, reading and in conversation. This event is one of many programs...

Date: 03/01/2018

Lily Hoang and Jackie Wang: March 3, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Jackie Wang and Lily Hoang reading at The Green Arcade. This event, debuting Jackie...

Date: 03/03/2018

Wang Ping and Ava Koohbor: November 11, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Wang Ping and Ava Koohbor, reading from their poetry, in what is the first formal event at the...

Date: 2021-11-11

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

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

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

In Honor of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker—featuring Judy Grahn, Jewelle Gomez, Avotcja, Arisa White, Leila Weefur, Angela Hume: November 5, 2020

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

Date: 2020-11-05

Lew Welch: November 9, 1959

The Poetry Center presents Lew Welch reading from and discussing his poetry.

Date: 11/09/1959

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

Philip Whalen: December 12, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Philip Whalen reading from his poetry. This event also featured poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Date: 12/12/1956

Philip Whalen: September 14, 1965

Philip Whalen reading from his poetry.

Date: 9/14/1965

Philip Whalen: March 11, 1968

The Poetry Center presents Philip Whalen reading from selected works.

Date: 03/11/1968

Ariel Goldberg and Simone White: April 13, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Ariel Goldberg and Simone White reading and in conversation in celebration of the 50th...

Date: 04/13/2017

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

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

John Wieners: June 21, 1959

The Poetry Center presents John Wieners reading from an unpublished manuscript and The Hotel Wentley Poems .

Date: 06/21/1959

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

Frank B. Wilderson III: February 14, 2019

The Poetry Center presents Frank B. Wilderson III reading from the manuscript to his forthcoming book, provisionally...

Date: 02/14/2019

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

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

William Carlos Williams: May 19, 1955

The Poetry Center presents William Carlos Williams reading and talking about his poetry.

Date: 05/19/1955

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

Yvor Winters: February 14, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Yvor Winters reading from his poetry.

Date: 02/14/1958

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

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

Lucia Berlin and Douglas Woolf: February 24, 1984

The Poetry Center presents Lucia Berlin and Douglas Woolf, each reading from their work, with introductions by...

Date: 1984-02-24

Mark Nowak and Worker Writers School: September 30, 2021

Co-presented by The Poetry Center and the Labor Archives and Research Center , Mark Nowak is joined by six poets...

Date: 2021-09-30

James Wright: April 26, 1965

The Poetry Center presents James Wright sharing his favorite poetry and reading from The Branch Will Not Break .

Date: 04/26/1965

James Wright: April 17, 1968

The Poetry Center presents James Wright, reading poems from his collections The Branch Will Not Break and Shall We...

Date: 04/17/1968

Nobuyuki Yuasa: November 15, 1966

The Poetry Center presents renowned Japanese scholar-translator Nobuyuki Yuasa talking on Basho and the haiku tradition,...

Date: 11/15/1966

Maged Zaher reads Egyptian Poets: April 23, 2015

The Poetry Center presents poet, editor, and translator Maged Zaher reading from The Tahrir of Poems: Seven Contemporary...

Date: 04/23/2015

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

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

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

Louis Zukofsky: July 2, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Louis Zukofsky reading from his poetry. Note: Zukofsky taught at San Francisco State College...

Date: 07/02/1958

Raúl Zurita and William Rowe, with Nuri Gené-Cos: April 9, 2009

The Poetry Center presents renowned Chilean poet Raúl Zurita, together with poet, scholar of Latin American...

Date: 2009-04-09