Marin Poetry Center

Marin Poetry Center Members' Anthology Reading 2023

SUNDAY, DECEMBER, 3rd | 2:00 - 4:45 pm MILL VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY - CREEKSIDE ROOM SIGN UP HERE Join us to celebrate the release of the Marin Poetry Center’s twenty-sixth members’ anthology. The poets will read from this year’s volume, Con/Form—which showcases an array of responses and voices. Enjoy the array: established poetic forms, inventive use of shape and space on […]

High School Poetry Contest Launch

At least 50 poems by high school poets will be selected for inclusion in the anthology, and those poets will be invited to participate in an awards ceremony and reading in May 2023. Additionally, our judge will select 3 winning poems and at least 3 honorable mentions. There are monetary prizes for the winners: 1st […]

Life, Death & Poetry: A Workshop

Marin Poetry Center’s Youth Ambassador Program, in collaboration with the Problem Library, presents… Life, Death & Poetry: A Workshop Sunday, August 20, 1-2pm 1288 15th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122 In “Life, Death, & Poetry,” we invite the public to participate in a four-part poetry and art workshop revolving around our interpretations of the stages […]

2023 High School Anthology Launch

TUESDAY, MAY 23 | 6PM GARDEN ROOM | 1st FLOOR EDGEHILL MANSION Dominican University, 75 Magnolia Ave, San Rafael Marin Poetry Center & Dominican University of California MFA Program in Creative Writing Present:  A celebration and reading of student work selected by judge Joan Baranow, founder and teacher at the Low-Residency MFA program in Creative […]

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 […]

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, […]

30th Annual High School Poetry Anthology “Sand & Salt Water”

A reception, reading, and presentation of 55 high school poets by Marin County Poet Laureate Terry Lucas. Marin Poetry Center extends its deepest gratitude to anthology editor Jayne McPherson, to the others who helped create the anthology and event, and also to The Marin School for hosting it. Copies of the anthology “Sand & Salt […]

Teen Poetry Night

A night for teens recite their original work. Teens from local high schools will perform: “A mic for your poem, your breath, and your soul. A space for your comrades, your thoughts to unroll. Bring paper or not, or perform on the spot, we’re all here to listen to the words that you brought.” Contact Maxine […]

MPC High School Anthology Gala

A celebration of youth poets and their work in the Marin Poetry Center’s High School Anthology.

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