• Real Poets
    Sacramento Poetry Center's Real Poets program pairs trained poet mentors with at-risk youth to write original poems about their lives.


A Staged Reading of Robert Frost’s North of Boston

John Bell, Tim Kahl, Susan Kelly-deWitt, Wendy Williams, Rhony Bhopla, Stanley Zumbiel, Joe Larrea, and Phillip Larrea


Program for the Evening

1. Joe Larrea – The Death of the Hired Man
2. Tim Kahl – The Self-Seeker
3. Rhony Bhopla – The Code
4. Susan Kelly-DeWitt – The Wood-Pile, Mending Wall


5. John Bell – Hundred Collars
6. Stan Zumbiel – Black Cottage
7. Phillip Larrea – Home Burial
8. Wendy Williams – After Apple-Picking, Good Hours


Yuyutsu Sharma, Rhony Bhopla, Nancy Aidé Gonzalez, Tim Kahl, and Penny Kline

March 27, 2015

Yuyutsu Sharma, Rhony Bhopla, Nancy Aidé Gonzalez, Tim Kahl, and Penny Kline Yuyutsu  Sharma is a widely traveled Nepali/Indian writer who has read his works at several prestigious places in the world. He is a distinguished poet and translator. He moved to Nepal at an early age and now writes in English and Nepali. Half […]

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Soft Off’s Moetry

March 25, 2015

It’s Moetry Time with the Soft Offs Fundraiser for SPC Saturday, March 28 at 7:00 PM 1719 25th Street

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William O’ Daly and Judy Halebsky

March 20, 2015

  William O’ Daly and Judy Halebsky Monday, March 23 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl   William O’Daly attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, as an economics major but before the end of his freshman year began to study literature and write poetry.  At UCSB he studied with poets Kenneth […]

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V. S. Chochezi and Staajabu

March 14, 2015

V.S. Chochezi and Staajabu Monday, March 16 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Rebecca Morrison  The award winning Sacramento mother and daughter poetry team, Straight Out Scribes Dr. V.S. Chochezi and Staajabu are a unique mother and daughter poetry team known as “Straight Out Scribes.” They have read their original work at numerous venues […]

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The Sacred and the Profane—Melanie Marchant Meschery

March 12, 2015
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5th Avenue Workshop: Hock, Gutowsky, Yamshon, Haag, Johnston, Amir, Reynolds, Johnson, Staats, Wolf

March 6, 2015

  5th Avenue Workshop Dennis Hock, Connie Gutowsky, Ellen Yamshon, Jan Haag, Janet Johnston, Lee Amir, Marie Reynolds, Beth Johnson, Sue Staats, Terri Wolf Monday March 9, 2015 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Emmanuel Sigauke Note: Dennis Hock pictured here as Buddha statue Connie Gutowsky is a retired criminal defense attorney. Her poems […]

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