Alpha Index: Eberhart to Iijima

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, E–I. • Index photo: Kathleen Fraser, March 22, 2015 at California College of the Arts Writers Studio, San Francisco campus, reading at the Tribute to Kathleen Fraser, organized in celebration of her 80th birthday (video still).

Richard Eberhart: March 17, 1960

The Poetry Center presents Richard Eberhart reading his poetry.

Date: 03/17/1960

Robert Frost Memorial Lecture: October 28, 1964

The Poetry Center and San Francisco Public Library present Richard Eberhart delivering a memorial lecture on Robert Frost...

Date: 10/28/1964

Tongo Eisen-Martin and Jasmine Gibson: September 8, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Tongo Eisen-Martin performing works from his book Someone's Dead Already (Bootstrap...

Date: 09/08/2016

Tongo Eisen-Martin: October 5, 2017

The Poetry Center presents Tongo Eisen-Martin, reading and in conversation, as the first Mazza Writer in Residence for...

Date: 10/05/2017

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

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

Essential Voices: Poetry of Iran and Its Diaspora: February 12, 2022

Co-presented with the  Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies  and  Diaspora Arts Connection , this...

Date: 2022-02-12

Landis Everson: November 4, 1956

The Poery Center presents Landis Everson reading from his early poetry. Note: This event also featured poet Eve Triem.

Date: 11/04/1956

William Everson (a.k.a. Brother Antoninus): July 21, 1955

The Poetry Center presents Brother Antoninus reading from his poetry.

Date: 07/21/1955

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 reading...

Date: 2021-09-23

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. A...

Date: 2020-12-03

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: December 12, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Lawrence Ferlinghetti reading from his book A Coney Island of the Mind. This event also...

Date: 12/12/1956

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: October 4, 1961

The Poetry Center presents Lawrence Ferlinghetti reading from his selected works.

Date: 10/04/1961

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

Annie Finch: February 18, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Annie Finch in a solo reading from her books Eve (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2010) and...

Date: 02/18/2016

Tinker Greene and Norman Fischer: April 14, 2022

The Poetry Center presents Norman Fischer and Tinker Greene, reading from their poetry at The Greene Arcade, San...

Date: 2022-04-14

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....

Date: 2022-02-24

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

Jennifer Foerster: September 29, 2016

The Poetry Center, SFSU Fine Arts Gallery, and American Indian Studies at SFSU co-present Jennifer Elise Foerster,...

Date: 09/29/2016

Tonya M. Foster and David Buuck: October 22, 2015

The Poetry Center presents David Buuck reading from Site Cite City (Futurepoem, 2015) and showing images related to his...

Date: 10/22/2015

Asya Abdrahman, Faith Adiele, Tonya M. Foster: March 8, 2017

The Poetry Center and the Museum of the African Diaspora co-present artist Asya Abdrahman and writers Faith Adiele and...

Date: 03/08/2017

Kathleen Fraser and Jack Marshall: April 29, 1968

The Poetry Center presents Kathleen Fraser and Jack Marshall reading their poems.

Date: 04/29/1968

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

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

Ernest J. Gaines: March 6, 1974

The Poetry Center presents novelist Ernest J. Gaines, reading from an early typescript of his subsequent novel In My...

Date: 1974-03-06

Forrest Gander: September 6, 2018

The Poetry Center presents Forrest Gander, reading and in conversation. After opening with a reading from unpublished...

Date: 09/06/2018

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

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

Jack Gilbert: September 25, 1962

The Poetry Center presents Jack Gilbert reading from Views of Jeopardy among other poems.

Date: 09/25/1962

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

Samantha Giles and Angela Hume: September 15, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Samantha Giles and Angela Hume reading and in conversation. Hume reads new work as well as two...

Date: 09/15/2016

Allen Ginsberg: April 27, 1959

The Poetry Center presents Allen Ginsberg reading Kaddish and other works.

Date: 04/27/1959

Allen Ginsberg and Herbert Huncke: February 7, 1967

The Poetry Center presents Allen Ginsberg and Herbert Huncke reading from their works.

Date: 02/07/1967

Michael Gizzi's Collected Poems, a Celebration: October 2, 2015

The Poetry Center, along with The Green Arcade, presents some two dozen poets from the Bay Area and beyond reading from...

Date: 10/02/2015

Madeline Gleason: November 14, 1956

The Poetry Center presents Madeline Gleason reading from her poetry.

Date: 11/14/1956

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

Paul Goodman: April 27, 1966

Paul Goodman reads a selection of his poems

Date: 04/27/1966

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

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

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

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

Brontez Purnell and Friends: Cisco Guzman, Mason J., Melissa Merin: April 8, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Brontez Purnell and Bay Area friends Cisco Guzman, Mason J., and Melissa Merin,...

Date: 2021-04-08

Jessica Hagedorn and the West Coast Gangster Choir: October 30, 1975

The Poetry Center presents Jessica Hagedorn and the West Coast Gangster Choir, in this historic mid-1970s video...

Date: 1975-10-30

Michael Hamburger: February 15, 1967

Michael Hamburger reads original poems and his translations of German poets.

Date: 02/15/1967

Black Freighter Press, a Celebration, featuring Mahogany L. Browne, Christopher Malec, Josiah Luis Alderete, and the work of Q. R. Hand Jr.: April 29, 2021

The Poetry Center, in conjunction with  Black Freighter Press —newly launched by San Francisco’s...

Date: 2021-04-29

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

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

Stefano Harney and Fred Moten: April 6, 2022

After an introduction by their friend and comrade Manolo Callahan, of the Center for Convivial Research and Autonomy ,...

Date: 2022-04-06

Michael S. Harper: December 3, 1969

Michael S. Harper reads poetry from his first book Dear John, Dear Coltrane among other work.

Date: 12/03/1969

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

Hearing—Lyn Hejinian and Leslie Scalapino, a Collective Reading and Conversation: May 15, 2021

The Poetry Center and Litmus Press join forces to celebrate the publication, with a collective reading of sections from...

Date: 2021-05-15

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

David Henderson: March 15, 2018

The Poetry Center presents David Henderson reading a retrospective selection of poems, from his earliest published works...

Date: 03/15/2018

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

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

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

Leticia Hernández-Linares and Lee Herrick: November 19, 2015

The Poetry Center presents Leticia Hernández-Linares reading her poetry from Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl...

Date: 11/19/2015

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

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

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

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

Benjamin Hollander: September 20, 2001

The Poetry Center presents Benjamin Hollander reading his poem "Levinas and the Police," later to be published...

Date: 09/20/2001

Benjamin Hollander Memorial Tribute: February 5, 2017

The Poetry Center presents a memorial tribute to Benjamin Hollander (1952–2016). Twenty-two poets, writers,...

Date: 02/05/2017

"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

Robert Horan: July 14, 1954

The Poetry Center presents Robert Horan reading his poem The Riddle of the Sphinx.

Date: 07/14/1954

Fanny Howe and Linda Norton: February 17, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Linda Norton and Fanny Howe, along with emcee Norma Cole. Norton reads from Wite Out: Love...

Date: 2021-02-17

Langston Hughes: December 5, 1958

The Poetry Center presents Langston Hughes reading from his poetry and providing an extensive autobiographical account of...

Date: 12/05/1958

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

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

Erica Hunt, The George Oppen Memorial Lecture: December 12, 2020

The Poetry Center presents Erica Hunt, poet, essayist, scholar, and organizer, delivering the 35th annual George Oppen...

Date: 2020-12-12

Stefan Hyner: April 28, 2016

The Poetry Center presents Stefan Hyner in a reading and talk entitled "This Other World Not Civilized." Hyner...

Date: 04/28/2016

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