Alpha Index: Salas to Szymaszek

Alphabetical index of programs by author surname, subject surname, or program title, Sa–Sz. • Index photo: Solmaz Sharif, March 7, 2018, reading at San Francisco State, Humanities Symposium Room, to celebrate Persis Karim's appointment as inaugural director of the Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies Center (video still).

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

Momtaza Mehri and Zoé Samudzi: March 13, 2021

The Poetry Center, in conjunction with the  Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series , presents two of the more...

Date: 2021-03-13

Carolee Sanchez and Lawson Fusao Inada: October 15, 1975

The Poetry Center presents Carolee Sanchez and Lawson Inada, reading from their poetry in the César Chavez Center...

Date: 1975-10-15

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 of  Hearing  — the...

Date: 2021-05-15

Cristina Rivera Garza and Kit Schluter: March 4, 2021

The Poetry Center presents Cristina Rivera Garza and Kit Schluter, reading and in conversation. Schluter reads three...

Date: 2021-03-04

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

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

Anne Lesley Selcer and Dawn Lundy Martin: October 16, 2014

The Poetry Center presents Anne Lesley Selcer and Dawn Lundy Martin, in the first of two programs they share on the same...

Date: 2014-10-16

Dawn Lundy Martin and Anne Lesley Selcer: October 16, 2014

The Poetry Center presents Dawn Lundy Martin and Anne Lesley Selcer in the second of two programs they share on the...

Date: 2014-10-16

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

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

Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network: Viet Thanh Nguyen, Thi Bui, Isabelle Thuy Pelaud, She Who Has No Master(s), and Danny Thanh Nguyen: March 3, 2020

The Poetry Center co-presents a celebration of the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network (DVAN), held at Jack...

Date: 2020-03-03

Kit Robinson and James Sherry: March 21, 2014

The Poetry Center presents Kit Robinson and James Sherry, reading from their work at Meridian Gallery, near Union Square...

Date: 2014-03-21

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

Alana Marie Levinson LaBrosse and Shook: May 6, 2023

The Poetry Center, in conjunction with  Tripwire :  a journal of poetics,  and together with our friends...

Date: 2023-05-06

Ted Rees and Alana Siegel: February 13, 2014

The Poetry Center presents a reading and conversation with Ted Rees and Alana Siegel. Rees reads from what he says are...

Date: 2014-02-13

Amarnath Ravva and giovanni singleton: December 4, 2014

The Poetry Center presents Amarnath Ravva and giovanni singleton, each reading from their work, followed by a...

Date: 2014-12-04

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

Eric Sneathen, Noah Ross, Violet Spurlock: September 30, 2023

The Poetry Center presents Noah Ross, Violet Spurlock, and Eric Sneathen reading at Artists' Television Access in...

Date: 2023-09-30

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

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

Denise Riley and Jennifer Soong: March 20, 2021

The Poetry Center is honored to welcome Denise Riley, in a rare online appearance, and Jennifer Soong. Joining us,...

Date: 2021-03-20

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

Vi Khi Nao and Dao Strom: February 24, 2021

The Poetry Center and the Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network co-present Dao Strom and Vi Khi Nao, reading and in...

Date: 2021-02-24

STRUGGLE FOR A NEW WORLD! Fred Ho Memorial Tribute: September 7, 2014

The Poetry Center played a supplementary role together with multiple musicians, activists, and organizations including...

Date: 2014-09-07

David Swallow Jr., Lakota Sun Dance Chief: February 4, 2022

The Poetry Center presents David Swallow Jr., Lakota spiritual teacher and veteran AIM (American Indian Movement)...

Date: 2022-02-04

"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

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