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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Babar in Exile #22: Up Close and Personal

Babar in Exile #22: Up Close and Personal

Babar in Exile will be ending in May, and for its penultimate installment we proudly feature a lineup of queer readers who will take a…

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Jeneé Darden at Alameda Authors Series IV

Jeneé Darden at Alameda Authors Series IV

Details: The fourth annual Alameda Authors Series, sponsored by, AAUW Alameda and the Friends of the Alameda Free Library, returns with award winning journalist and…

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Jan Steckel & Shazam at Works in Progress Women's Open Mic

Jan Steckel & Shazam at Works in Progress Women’s Open Mic

A WOMEN-ONLY open mic featuring poet Jan Steckel and singer-songwriter Shazam. Jan Steckel is a former pediatrician who stopped practicing medicine because of chronic pain….

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Beau Beausoleil reads from two new collections of his work - open mic follows

Beau Beausoleil reads from two new collections of his work – open mic follows

Bird & Beckett is proud to present a San Francisco poet of exquisite talents and profound dedication to humanity. Beau Beausoleil’s long history as a…

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Poets Laureate on Social Justice in Vallejo

Poets Laureate on Social Justice in Vallejo

Date/Time Date(s) – 12/09/2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location 505 Santa Clara St Joseph Room at the John F. Kennedy Library, Vallejo, CA, with:…

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#we - a talk and reading series of queer perspectives

#we – a talk and reading series of queer perspectives

Please join us for the sixth installment of #we, a talk and reading series of queer perspectives hosted by Richard Loranger. Each event features two…

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Babar in Exile #21: Till Death Do We Part

Babar in Exile #21: Till Death Do We Part

Babar in Exile continues it’s November tradition with “Till Death Do We Part”, a reading that celebrates our vociferous dead and the living who go…

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