• Sat. August 16 at 4:30 PM
  • Fundraiser for Real Poets June 30 at SPC AT 7:30 PM
    Sacramento Poetry Center's Real Poets program pairs trained poet mentors with at-risk youth to write original poems about their lives.
  • Michael Kelly-DeWitt reception — 9/13/2014
    A native of Sacramento, CA, Michael Kelly DeWitt has been working with photography for over ten years. He focuses primarily on objects and elements found in the natural world, though of late he has begun to hone his portraiture skills and to explore street photography.


Quill and Sable Writers

including Kimberly White, Jennifer O’ Neill Pickering, Sandy Thomas, Tim McHargue and Mike Pickering

(Hot Poetry in the Park, Fremont Park, 16th & P, 7:00 PM)
Host: Rebecca Morrison

The Sable & Quill writers are a group of writers who are also visual artists and contributors to the Sable and Quill Anthology. They will perform their work at Hot Poetry at the park August 18.

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Kimberly White-has published widely. Two poetry chapbooks include: Penelope, and A Reachable Tibet, and a novel, Bandy’s Restola. Her second novel, Hotel Tarantula, is forthcoming. www.purplecouchworks.com
Jennifer O’Neill Pickering-is an award winning visual artist with art featured in many literary journals. She’s published by Harlequin, has poetry incorporated into the sculpture, Open Circle. Her recent book is Mandala Art, Poetry, and Instruction. She’s exhibited at the California History Museum, Crocker Art Museum, S.U.N.Y. Buffalo and elsewhere. She edited and compiled the Sable and Quill. http://jennifersword.blogspot.com/
Sandy Thomas-is a writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in Medusa’s Kitchen, Ophidian One, Poetry Now, Poetry Now Presents, Primal Urge, Sacramento Press and WTF?!.
Tim McHargue-has published three books of prose poetry, Typography of the Flesh: Thirty Prose Poems; BaliRain Psalm: The Bali Prose Poems; and Wig Bubbles. He has also published freelance articles on art, entertainment, and social issues in numerous publications, is a guitarist, song writer and award winning video artist.
Michael Pickering-has published poetry in Rattlesnake Press, Late Peaches and received an Award of Merit from the Atlanta Review. He is also, a visual artist, singer/song writer, and teacher. He is working on a CD of his music.

Mike Pickering

Also, featuring Jeremy Green.  


Shaun T. Griffin and William O’ Daly

August 13, 2014


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Dan Rounds and Andrew Joron

August 7, 2014

Dan Rounds and Andrew Joron Monday, August 11 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Bethanie Humphries Dan Rounds spent the better part of a decade in UCLA’s graduate political science and sociology programs studying political economy, social theory, and social movements before abandoning graduate school to become a labor activist. He has worked for […]

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California Navigations/Navegações a California:Portuguese-American Poets and Writers

July 31, 2014
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Cassandra Dallett, SB Stokes and Hollie Hardy

July 24, 2014

Cassandra Dallett, SB Stokes, Hollie Hardy   Monday, July 28 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl Cassandra Dallett lives in Oakland, CA. Cassandra writes of a counter culture childhood in Vermont and her never ending adolescence in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been published widely online and in print magazines […]

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Rob Lozano, Stan Bilgomitz and Litany

July 17, 2014

Rob Lozano, Stan Bilgomitz and LITANY Monday, July 21 at 7:00 PM Fremont Park, between 15th and 16th and P and Q Host: Rebecca Morrison Rob Lozano was born in Quezon City, Philippines, edificated at University of Utah, with a BS in Anthropology.  He cawwed poems as a crow and was very active in the […]

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Danyen Powell and Friends

July 13, 2014

Danyen Powell and Friends from the Tuesday Night Workshop at the Hart Center Monday July 14 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Bethanie Humphries  

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Javier Zamora and Cynthia Linville

July 2, 2014

Javier Zamora and Cynthia Linville Monday July 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Wendy Williams Javier Zamora was born in La Herradura, El Salvador. At the age of nine he migrated to the United States. He is the 2014-15 Olive B. O’Connor fellow at Colgate University, a CantoMundo fellow, and a Breadloaf […]

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Real Poets Fundraiser: Linda Jackson Collins and Caroline Swanson

June 27, 2014

Real Poets Fundraiser   Linda Jackson Collins and Caroline Swanson with a special presentation of the students’ work read by Alex Russell Sacramento Poetry Center’s Real Poets program pairs trained poet mentors with at-risk youth to write original poems about their lives. The project uses poetry to advance emotional recovery from trauma, to instill a sense […]

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Jeff Alessandrelli, Emily Kendal Frey, and Rob Schlegel

June 20, 2014

  Jeff Alessandrelli, Emily Kendal Frey and Rob Schlegel Monday, June 23 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl Jeff Alessandrelli’s first full-length collection of poetry is the recently published THIS LAST TIME WILL BE THE FIRST (Burnside Review Press, 2014). He is also the author of the little book Erik Satie Watusies His […]

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