The Poetry Center presents Arisa White reading from Post Pardon (Mouthfeel Press) and A Penny Saved (Aquarius Press, 2012) and Raina J. Léon reading from Boogeyman Dawn (Salmon Poetry, 2014) followed by questions from the audience.
The Poetry Center presents the second event of the Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) project, a reading featuring Javier O. Huerta, Lehua M. Taitano, and Angela Narciso Torres held at Alley Cat Books in San Francisco. Javier Huerta reads new, unpublished poems, and translations from his book Some Clarifications y otros poemas (Arte Publico, 2007). Lehua M. Taitano reads her longer poem "Sonoma," and her short story "Makana." Angela Narciso Torres reads from her book Blood Orange (Aquarius Press, 2013) and newer work. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory), a project of The Poetry Center and Barbara Jane Reyes, is supported by the Creative Work Fund.
The Poetry Center presents the opening event of the three-day Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) residency, featuring poets Barbara Jane Reyes, Arlene Biala, Javier O. Huerta, Urayoán Noel, Aimee Suzara, Lehua M. Taitano, and Angela Narciso Torres, each reading briefly then in conversation with the audience. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) is a collaborative project of The Poetry Center with Barbara Jane Reyes, supported by the Creative Work Fund.