Fall 2020

Elizabeth Rosas, Samantha Cosentino, Lillian Giles • Ashley Toliver + Jason Bayani • Prageeta Sharma + Dodie Bellamy • John Yau + Andrew Joron • John Yau + Claudia La Rocco • Bob Kaufman's Collected Poems, a celebration • In honor of Audre Lorde & Pat Parker: Judy Grahn, Jewelle Gomez, Avotcja, Arisa White, Leila Weefur, Angela Hume • Wendy Trevino + Zaina Alsous • Legacy of Forugh Farrakhzad • Erica Hunt, George Oppen Memorial Lecture

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

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

Bob Kaufman's Collected Poems, a Celebration AFTER His 95th Birthday: October 29, 2020

The Poetry Center presents Bob Kaufman's Collected Poems, a celebration taking place six months following the...

Date: 2020-10-29

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

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

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

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