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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 Trisha Low performing pieces from The Compleat Purge (Kenning Editions, 2013) and Elaine Kahn from Women in Public (City Lights Books/Spotlight Series, 2015), followed by discussion and questions from the audience.
The Poetry Center presents Layli Long Soldier and Truong Tran reading and in conversation. Layli Long Soldier reads from Whereas (Graywolf Press, 2017), along with unpublished work. Truong Tran reads new poems in manuscript. The readings are followed by a conversation with the audience. During March 2017, all Poetry Center programs were dedicated to the theme "Because We Come from Everything: Poetry and Migration," shared with 30+ organizations across the US engaged in the Poetry Coalition.
The Poetry Center presents Tongo Eisen-Martin performing works from his book Someone's Dead Already (Bootstrap Press, 2015) along with new work which has appeared at SFMOMA's Open Space, and Jasmine Gibson reading from her chapbook Drapetomania (Commune Editions, 2016) and other unpublished works. Their readings are followed by a conversation between the poets and with the audience.