Spring 2015

Frank O’Hara’s Lunch Poems 50th Anniversary Reading • Okey Ndibe • Alli Warren • Laura Moriarty • Bill Berkson • Duncan McNaughton • Robert Adamson • Joanne Kyger • Pierre Joris on Paul Celan • Nicole Peyrafitte • Tribute to Kathleen Fraser • Stacy Szymaszek • Peter Culley • Arisa White • Raina J. Léon • Maged Zaher reads Egyptian Poets • Rodney Koeneke • Claudia Keelan • Rusty Morrison • Prageeta Sharma • Thomas Devaney • Ernesto Cardenal

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

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

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

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

Robert Adamson: March 5, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Robert Adamson reading from The Goldfinches of Baghdad (Flood Editions, 2006) and Net Needle...

Date: 03/05/2015

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

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

Tribute to Kathleen Fraser: March 22, 2015

The Poetry Center, in collaboration with California College of the Arts MFA-Writing Program, and Small Press Traffic,...

Date: 03/22/2015

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

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

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

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

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

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