Marin Poetry Center

An Evening With Poet Laureates

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 | 7PM CREEKSIDE ROOM | MILL VALLEY LIBRARY Registration required. Register here.  Join us as we celebrate and toast the newly appointed California Poet Laureate, Lee Herrick! He will be joined by current San Francisco Poet Laureate, Tongo Eisen-Martin, and Marin County Poet Laureate Emerita, Becky Foust. Each will share poems and […]

MPC'S 40th Anniversary and Founders Celebration

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 | 5PM MILL VALLEY LIBRARY Stay tuned! Details for this momentous occasion are forthcoming. Registration available soon at millvalleylibrary.org

Poets for Science

WEEKEND OF MAY 19-21 MILL VALLEY LIBRARY Mill Valley Library and Marin Poetry Center are pleased to present a local version of Poets for Science, originally developed by the Wick Poetry Center and curated by Jane Hirshfield. The event includes: Ability to participate in a community thread poem, an ongoing online response to the prompt of Gary Snyder’s […]

High School Arts Mashup

THURSDAY,  MARCH 30 | 5PM FOUNDERS ROOM | BELVEDERE-TIBURON LIBRARY Presenting images & words created by students in response to others. The reception at 5 pm includes readings by former Marin Poet Laureate Rebecca Foust, MPC High School Anthology Editor Erin Rodini, and MPC Youth Ambassadors Tashi Manchip & Jackson Bramlette and featured high school […]

An Evening of Translation featuring Olivia Sears and Terry Ehret & Nancy J. Morales

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20TH | 7PM Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room *With special guests Francesca Bell, Susan Cohen, and Meryl Natchez.* Join us as we celebrate the work of poetry translation by hearing from some exciting Bay Area translators. The evening will feature Olivia Sears, who will read from her new translation of Ardengo […]

Fall Poetry Reading Series Launch

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6TH | 7PM Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room Join us as members of the Marin Poetry Center read from recent work and celebrate the return to in-person programming at the Mill Valley Library! In addition to great poems, enjoy this moment of community and togetherness, buy a few new books from […]

Annual Holiday Potluck / Read-Around

Potluck is at 6:30. Reading is at 7:30. Come celebrate the holidays in poetry style! Bring a poem (25 lines max!). And a dish to share. By last initial: A – H: Main Dish       I – P: Dessert       Q – Z: Salad

Poet Laureate Celebration

Previous Poets Laureate read and welcome Terry Lucas as the 2019 Marin County Poet Laureate. He is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Dharma Rain (Saint Julian Press, 2016), and In This Room (CW Books, 2016). His two prize-winning chapbooks are Altar Call (San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival, 2013), and If They Have Ears to Hear (Southeastern Missouri University Press, 2013), winner […]

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