• Pete Gealey
    Up on the walls the whole month of April 2015
  • 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

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Between Genres: Prose Poetry and Flash Fiction
Joshua McKinney and CSUS Creative Writing Students

Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:30 PM
SPC at 1719 25th Street
Host: Tim Kahl


Featured Readers include:
Desmond Tung just turned 21 on the 24th of April. His favorite things in the world are dark chocolate and drinking coffee black. He also looks forward to what legally pairing alcohol and writing might produce. Wish him a happy belated birthday!”

Lauren Lavin is a Californian who studies at Sacramento State University. She writes songs and stories, loves books, whiskey and punk rock, and uses glasses and an inhaler.

Jason Stephen Shapiro lives in Sacramento, originally from the east coast. He has a background in theater, photography, and radio. He served on the American River Review as a fiction editor in 2012 at American River College. He is wrapping up his B.A. in English and beginning his M.A. in poetry and fiction, at Sacramento State University this fall. Previously, a poetry editor for the Calaveras Station literary journal, he has accepted the executive editor’s position commencing this fall. Jason’s poetry attempts to grind at what the soul cannot speak of through disparate juxtapositions.

Alexander Econome is a senior at Sacramento State University and will be receiving his Bachelor’s of Arts in English this spring.
He has published the poem “Beauty in the Night” in the Falcon Scratch magazine and has written several free modules for tabletop role-playing games.

Jenny Yniguez is a Sacramento native and currently an English major at Sacramento State. She enjoys creative writing, especially poetry. Her latest interest is in eco-poetics, though she also likes writing prose poetry and flash fiction. Before attending CSUS, Jenny spent three years in San Diego going to school for architecture. When she is not studying for classes and writing , Jenny loves to travel, go camping, and hiking with friends and family.

Danny Chavez is from Lindsay, CA and currently lives in Sacramento where he studies Creative Writing. He received his B.A in English from Humboldt State University (2013) and writes poetry and creative non-fiction.

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April in Paris: Jeanne Stevens, frank andrick, Ann Privateer

April 19, 2015

  April in Paris with Jeanine Stevens, frank andrick and Ann Privateer Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Rebecca Morrison Please join us for “April in Paris,” a reading in English about all things French. Please share your poems about France at the open mic. Free.  French refreshments. Jeanine Stevens: […]

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April in Paris

April 19, 2015

Join us on Monday, April 20, 2015, for “April in Paris,” a reading in English about all things French, featuring Jeanine Stevens, frank andrick and Ann Privateer. Free. French refreshments. Bring your poem about France to read at the open mic. Jeanine Stevens: My interest in French culture began as a child when I studied […]

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A Staged Reading of Robert Frost’s North of Boston

March 27, 2015

A Staged Reading of Robert Frost’s North of Boston with 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 – […]

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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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