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[media-credit name="Alina Castillo / Xpress" align="alignleft" width="373"][/media-credit] Oki Sogumi presents her poetry at the SF State poetry center on Feb. 16, 2017 in San Francisco Calif.[/caption]
Continuing a 63-year weekly tradition, a group of 25 gathered at the Poetry Center in the Humanities
The Poetry Center on the fifth floor on the Humanities Building transforms Monday nights from a quiet sanctuary of thoughts into an animated community of friends and aspiring writers called “The Velvet Revolution Reading Series.”
Since 2004, poets and writers, students and professors, have met on
In a time when strict social reforms led many members of her home country to flee to the United States, Nancy Morejón was a child, playing in the streets of Cuba. It was these scenes and a nationwide strive to work as hard as possible
Stillness in the air cast a gloomy scene, as Christilily Chiv shared heartbreaking and painful words of her family’s life before coming to America. A small gathering of students sat patiently, listening to three other womens' painful past lives living under a diaspora.
The Poetry Center, Asian American
Even at the age of 73, lesbian and feminist poet, activist and scholar Judy Grahn shows no signs of slowing down. Grahn is the latest poet featured in The Poetry Center’s invitational speaker series held Thursday, Feb. 20.
Co-sponsored by The Poetry Center and the women
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Kate Greenstreet finishes reading from her book, Young Tambling, in the Poetry Center at SF State, Sept. 12. Photo by Mike Hendrickson / Xpress[/caption]
Book tours carry different meanings for Sara Mumolo and Kate Greenstreet. In one case it's about learning to