Marin Poetry Center

"The View From Here" A Cross-Country Collaborative Prison Art Exhibit

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Register Here Join us for the opening reception of a cross-country collaborative prison art exhibit between San Quentin and the Philadelphia area SCI Phoenix State Prison. Also featured will be “Needlework from San Quentin” featuring creative work from a new and surprising program. On […]

In the Blood - Poetry About Family

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM Sausalito Books by the Bay 100 Bay Street Sausalito, CA, 94965  Add to your Google Calendar  In The Blood Poetry About Family, six remarkable poets read recent work that explores the shared human experience of family -- from harmony to dysfunction, and experience in between. […]

Marin Poetry Center's Poetry Reading Series

Poetry Reading Series In-Person Date: THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Mill Valley Library REGISTER NOW We hope you’ll join us to celebrate National Poetry Month with the powerful work of Tshaka Campbell and Dorianne Laux! (Also, some homemade strawberry shortcake. A poem unto itself.) Tshaka Campbell was born in London, England but grew […]

The 2024 High School Anthology Gala Award Ceremony

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Belvedere Tiburon Library Founders Room Register Here Join us for an evening of inspiration and celebration at the High School Anthology Gala Award Ceremony. Come together to celebrate the power of poetry and support talented young poets! This event promises to be an unforgettable showcase of talent […]

Marin Poetry Center's Poetry Reading Series

Poetry Reading Series In-Person Please join us in welcoming three fabulous Bay Area women for an evening of poems, convivial noshing, and cheerful chatter! We will celebrate Sally Ashton, Susan Cohen, Amy Glynn, and SPRING! In collaboration with the Marin Poetry Center. SIGN UP HERE   Sally Ashton is a writer, teacher, and editor of DMQ […]

Inauguration of Youth Poet Laureate and Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Time:6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Mill Valley Library (Creekside Room) Register Here The role of art and language in young people’s lives can be a lifesaver, especially during an era that faces growing concerns about the effect of social media, mass violence, natural disasters, climate change, and political polarization on teen […]

Anders Carlson-Wee and Douglas Manuel

Join Anders Carlson-Wee and Douglas Manuel as they read from their new collections, Disease of Kings and Trouble Funk. The reading will be followed by an in-depth conversation moderated by Marin County Poet Laureate Francesca Bell centering on disparities of income and opportunity, living with deprivation, and how artists can survive late-stage capitalism in America. […]

In a New York Minute: Readings by Bay Area Four Way Books Authors

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19th | 6:30-8:00 PM MILL VALLEY LIBRARY (CREEKSIDE ROOM) CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP This event will feature readings by five Bay Area authors recently or about to be published by Four Way Books (FWB), an independent publisher celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. FWB is comprised of a literary press, Pay a Book Forward, a […]

Aimee Nezhukumatathil & Dustin Parsons

This reading series, started during the pandemic and originally featuring poets and writers sheltering in place together, invites literary partners—a broad term that includes writers who work together, live together, or a combination of both—to chat, read favorites from their own and each others’ work, and tell us what collaboration offers their creative practice. Aimee […]

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