• William Land Elementary School Young Poets
    William Land Elementary School Young Poets
  • Real Poets
    Real Poets
    Sacramento Poetry Center's Real Poets program pairs trained poet mentors with at-risk youth to write original poems about their lives.
  • MATTHEW ZAPRUDER reads SCHWINN
    MATTHEW ZAPRUDER reads SCHWINN
  • Robert Hass reads at The Crocker Art Museum
    Robert Hass reads at The Crocker Art Museum
    Sacramento Poetry Center was an organizer and sponsor of the Squaw Valley Benefit Reading

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Lytton Bell lll Monday, July 18, 7 pm lll Fremont Park, 16th & Q

July 13, 2016

July 18, 7:00 pm Host: Bob Stanley FEATURING

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Jason Shapiro and Monika Rose ||| Monday, July 11, 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

July 7, 2016

Jason Stephen Shapiro rambled from the east coast, has a background in theater, photography, and radio. He currently resides in Sacramento. Like a fox on a hare, he is pursuing his master’s degree in creative writing at California State University, Sacramento. He was an editor to the American River Review at American River College before […]

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ASIAN DIASPORA Reading, July 2, 2016 at 2 pm, Sacramento Poetry Center

June 28, 2016

YUYUTSU SHARMA Yuyutsu Sharma is the recipient of fellowships and grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland Literature Exchange, Trubar Foundation, Slovenia, The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature and The Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Yuyutsu RD Sharma is a distinguished poet and translator. He has published nine poetry collections […]

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Yuyutsu Sharma and Arturo Mantecón ||| Mon, June 27 @ 7:30 pm ||| 1719 25th St

June 9, 2016

Poem by Yuyutsu Sharma I see my world shaking… I see my world shaking— my floor, my bed, my table, my house my pen stumbling across the soggy span of my page the stanzas splintered from the kicks of a demon awake after a sleep of million years… I see my squares mangled from the […]

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Koster, Thompson and Kelly-DeWitt ||| Monday, June 6 at 7:30 PM

May 24, 2016

                                        DANA KOSTER                                       LYNNE THOMPSON                                       SUSAN KELLY-DE WITT  OPEN MIC HOST:  TIM KAHL    

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Danny Romero ||| Monday, May 23 at 7:30 PM ||| SPC at 1719 25th Street

May 20, 2016

Get there before the reading to sign up for Open Mic! Danny Romero earned a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and an MA from Temple University in Philadelphia, where he taught writing for many years. He currently teaches at Sacramento City College. Romero’s poems and short stories have been published in a […]

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Traci Gourdine ||| Monday, May 16 at 7:30 PM ||| SPC at 1719 25th St

May 10, 2016

                                   Sacramento Poetry Center Traci Gourdine’s poetry and stories have been published in numerous literary magazines, and she has been anthologized within Shepard and Thomas’ Sudden Fiction Continued(Norton Publishing). Traci and Quincy Troupe were paired in a year long exchange of letters for the anthology Letters to Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics, and Community (Saturnalia Books). She is co-editor […]

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Marcene Gandolfo and Shawn Pittard

May 7, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM SPC at 1719 25th Street Host: Emmanuel Sigauke Marcene Gandolfo’s debut book, Angles of Departure (Cherry Grove Collections, 2014), won Foreword Reviews’ Silver Book Award in Poetry. Her poems have been published widely in literary journals, including Poet Lore, Bellingham Review, Bayou, DMQ Review, and Paterson Literary Review. She has taught writing and literature at several northern […]

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William Land Elementary School Poetry Reading, May, 14, 2 p.m.

May 5, 2016

Join students from Mr. Pickering’s and Ms. Andorf’s sixth grade classes for a reading of their original poetry at the Sacramento Poetry Center! 2 p.m. May 14th. Refreshments will be served. Hosted by Jennifer O’Neill Pickering    

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