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 […]

Poetry World Series

APRIL 2023 MILL VALLEY LIBRARY Stay tuned! Details for this event presented by our collaborators at the library are forthcoming. Registration available soon at

MPC'S 40th Anniversary Poetry Mini-Festival

TUESDAY, MARCH 28 | 5:30 - 7:30PM MILL VALLEY LIBRARY Registration available soon at 5:30-6:30PM Lower Level Gallery Join us in the lower level gallery for the opening reception of a new exhibit that captures the spirit, creativity, passion, and history behind 40 years of the Marin Poetry Center. The exhibit will include photographs, […]

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 […]

Dean Rader Book Launch Reading

THURSDAY, APRIL 27 | 7PM CREEKSIDE ROOM | MILL VALLEY LIBRARY MPC hosts Dean Rader as he launches his new book Before the Borderless: Dialogues with the Art of Cy Twombly.  In 2018, poet Dean Rader visited the Gagosian Gallery in New York to see a retrospective of the American painter Cy Twombly (1928-2011) called Beauty It […]

MPC 2022 Anthology Launch

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 | 7PM On Zoom Join contributors to the 2022 Marin Poetry Center Anthology as they read from this collection that celebrates poetic experimentation. Register to attend here:

Youth Poetry Reading & Workshop

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 | 5PM Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room Join MPC’s 2022-2023 Youth Ambassadors Jackson Bramlette & Tashi Manchip in celebrating the poetry of younger generations. This event will feature a reading by guest youth poets followed by a free-writing workshop and open mic. Open to all ages. Registration required. To register, […]

Anthony Cody and Mai Der Vang

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15TH | 7PM Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room   Anthony Cody is the author of Borderland Apocrypha (Omnidawn). His debut has been awarded a 2021 American Book Award, a 2020 Southwest Book Award and a 2022 Whiting Award, as well as was recognized as a finalist for the National Book Award. He is from […]

Zeina Hashem Beck and Lynne Thompson

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH | 7PM Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room   Zeina Hashem Beck is a Lebanese poet. Her third full-length poetry collection, O, was published by Penguin Books in July 2022. Her collection Louder than Hearts won the 2016 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize. She’s also the author of 3arabi Song, winner of […]

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