• 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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Geoffrey G. O’ Brien, Alli Warren and Brandon Brown ||| Mon, Nov 28 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

November 23, 2016

Geoffrey G. O’Brien is the author most recently of People on Sunday (Wave Books, 2013); Metropole (2011), Green and Gray (2007), and The Guns and Flags Project (2002), were all published by The University of California Press. He is the coauthor (with John Ashbery and Timothy Donnelly) of Three Poets (Minus A Press, 2012) and (in collaboration with the poet Jeff Clark) of 2A(Quemadura, 2006). O’Brien is […]

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Doug Rice and Jordan Okumura ||| Monday, November 21 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC, 25th St

November 16, 2016

Monday, November 21 @ 7:30 pm Sacramento Poetry Center 1719 25th Street (25th & R) Host: Penny Kline Free Admission                                          Refreshments Doug Rice is the author of Here Lies Memory, An Erotics of Seeing, Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist, Between Appear and Disappear, Blood of Mugwump, Skin Prayer, and other works of fiction, photography, and theory. […]

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Third Thursdays – Central Library ||| Nov 17 @ 12 Noon

November 15, 2016
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A Night of Novelists – Renée Thompson and Bill McCausland ||| Nov 14 @ 7:30 pm

November 13, 2016

                                                                       Hosted by Frank Dixon Graham Join us for a night of novelists at the Sacramento Poetry Center. Two gifted writers, Bill McCausland and Renée Thompson, will read from their most recently published novels. Renée Thompson writes about her love of birds, wildlife, and the people who inhabit the American West. Her […]

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Our nation’s Poet Laureate – Juan Felipe Herrera – November 12, 2016

November 11, 2016

Get your tickets at the door – ONLY $15. Reception 6 pm:  Meet Juan Felipe Herrera – books available for purchase and signing. Also enjoy the Carlos McCoy Latin Jazz Trio, good conversation and refreshments. Opening the Program at 7:30 pm: Electropoetic Coffee – Lawrence Dinkins, Jr and Ross Hammond

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Book Launch of The Village of Bones with Mary Mackey and More

November 7, 2016

November 9, 7:00 PM: Time Tested Books hosts the Sacramento launch of the paperback edition of Mary Mackey’s new novel The Village of Bones as a celebration of Mary’s 40 years involvement in the Sacramento literary community. Reading with Mary are Sacramento poets Tim Kahl, Susan Kelly DeWitt, Joshua McKinney, Mary Zeppa, and Trina Drotar. Address: Time Tested […]

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Katie McCleary and Amanda Wynn ||| Monday, Nov 7 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

November 6, 2016

  Faults Amanda Wynn   the earth shifts and I am falling losing hope grasping onto crumbling cliffs   the tide washes all the doubt away from me a past I won’t hold with certainty   fire rages through all weakness cries from images of who lives and who dies   moving closer nudging for […]

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Juan Felipe Herrera ||| November 12 at the Crest Theatre

October 30, 2016

Join us for an exciting evening with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Meet and Greet Reception with food and drink. Music by The Carlos McCoy Latin Jazz Trio. Reserve your TICKETS NOW.

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Don’t Think Twice — Bob Dylan Celebration

October 24, 2016

  Sing-along, Read-a-song Instrumentalist available to accompany. Or bring your own.

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