HIGH DAWN 7: Ahsan / Montes / Low / Dennis

HIGH DAWN 7: Ahsan / Montes / Low / Dennis

Small Press Traffic and UC Berkeley Poetry Colloquium present the seventh installment of HIGH DAWN, a reading series featuring poets and musicians from the Bay…

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Poemscaping: Trim. Write. Repeat.

Poemscaping: Trim. Write. Repeat.

Surprise the Line presents a special one-time guest workshop led by experienced writers on a topic of their choosing every first Saturday of the month….

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HIGH DAWN 6: LAWRENCE / LEUNG / LOU / BASU

HIGH DAWN 6: LAWRENCE / LEUNG / LOU / BASU

Small Press Traffic and UC Berkeley Poetry Colloquium present the sixth installment of HIGH DAWN, a reading series featuring poets and musicians from the Bay…

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Neurotica Erotica: Love Poems for the Nervous & Highly Strung

Neurotica Erotica: Love Poems for the Nervous & Highly Strung

Surprise the Line presents a special one-time guest workshop led by experienced writers on a topic of their choosing every first Saturday of the month….

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Words out Loud Spoken Word Series

Words out Loud Spoken Word Series

Derek N. Otsuji and Mark Tarren read from their poetry. Include open mic and literary trivia quiz. Derek N. Otsuji is the author of The Kitchen of Small Hours, winner…

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Sharpen Your Pencil: Elements of a Poem in Revision

Sharpen Your Pencil: Elements of a Poem in Revision

Do you want your poems to sing more sweetly? Resonate more deeply? Read more beautifully? In this 8-week craft workshop, you will learn structured techniques…

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Rise & Shine: Winter 2021 | Series of Odes

Rise & Shine: Winter 2021 | Series of Odes

Rise & Shine is a generative poetry workshop presented by Surprise the Line, hosted by Nancy Lynée Woo. Started in April 2020, Rise & Shine…

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Jan Steckel on Poetry and Activism

Jan Steckel on Poetry and Activism

On February 16th the California Writers Club – Berkeley branch welcomes award-winning poet and activist Jan Steckel as a featured guest of the club. Steckel…

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World-Renowned Poets Ellen Bass, Jane Hirshfield and Marie Howe to Give Poetry Reading in Support of the Courageous Students of the Safe House Education (S.H.E.) Fund for Maasai Girls

World-Renowned Poets Ellen Bass, Jane Hirshfield and Marie Howe to Give Poetry Reading in Support of the Courageous Students of the Safe House Education (S.H.E.) Fund for Maasai Girls

On February 15, 2020, three renowned poets will join voices to offer and unforgettable evening of poetry in support of the Safe House Education (S.H.E.)…

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Clearly Meant presents Rebecca Radner

Clearly Meant presents Rebecca Radner

Clearly Meant presents: a poetry reading, interview, and discussion, featuring Rebecca Radner. Rebecca Radner, a Berkeley poet, is the author of What you least expect—selected poems…

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