• Geoffrey Nutter and Crawdad Nelson
    Geoffrey Nutter and Crawdad Nelson
    Wed. Aug. 17 at 7:30 PM at SPC
  • 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.
  • 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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Joshua McKinney’s Summer Eco-Poetics Class III Monday, August 22 @ 7:30 III SPC

August 19, 2016

Joshua McKinney’s Summer Eco-Poetics Class FEATURING: Stan Zumbiel taught English in middle and high school for thirty-five years and has had a hand in raising four children. He sat on the board of the Sacramento Poetry Center for twenty-five years. In 2008 he received his MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Previously his […]

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Geoffrey Nutter and Crawdad Nelson

August 15, 2016

Geoffrey Nutter and Crawdad Nelson Wednesday, August 17 at 7:30 PM 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl Geoffrey Nutter grew up in Sacramento and lives in New York City. His latest book, Cities at Dawn, will be out from Wave Books in the fall. His other books are A Summer Evening, Christopher Sunset, Water’s Leaves […]

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Sam Pierstorff – Hot Poetry in the Park! ||| Mon, Aug 15, 7:00 pm ||| Fremont Park, 16th & Q Street

August 11, 2016
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New Release – Red Indian Road West ||| Mon, Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

August 4, 2016

Linda Noel is of Koyoonk’auwi (Concow) descent and grew up in Mendocino County. She is Poet Laureate Emeritus of Ukiah, CA. Her work has been included in many anthologies and she has a chapbook titled Where You First Saw the Eyes of Coyote. She resides in Mendocino County. Winter Within Winter glimmers before me Lonely […]

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Sue Daly and Dan Brenner III Monday, August 1 @ 7:30 pm III SPC, 1719 25th Street

July 28, 2016

Sue Daly’s poetry has been published in “The Clinical Update,” “Survivorship,”  “The Literary Humanist,”  “When the Light Changes,”  “Brevities,” and “Poetry Now.”  Her work will be included in two anthologies due out in 2017. Sue facilitates a Poetry Workshop at Wellspring Women’s Center in Sacramento. She has an interest in empowering women to find their […]

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Molly Fisk and Randy White ||| Monday, July 25, 7:30 pm ||| SPC, 1719 25th St

July 20, 2016

Host: Rhony Bhopla  

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Lytton Bell lll Monday, July 18, 7 pm lll Fremont Park, 16th & Q

July 13, 2016

July 18, 7:00 pm Host: Bob Stanley FEATURING

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Jason Shapiro and Monika Rose ||| Monday, July 11, 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

July 7, 2016

Jason Stephen Shapiro rambled from the east coast, has a background in theater, photography, and radio. He currently resides in Sacramento. Like a fox on a hare, he is pursuing his master’s degree in creative writing at California State University, Sacramento. He was an editor to the American River Review at American River College before […]

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ASIAN DIASPORA Reading, July 2, 2016 at 2 pm, Sacramento Poetry Center

June 28, 2016

YUYUTSU SHARMA Yuyutsu Sharma is the recipient of fellowships and grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland Literature Exchange, Trubar Foundation, Slovenia, The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature and The Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Yuyutsu RD Sharma is a distinguished poet and translator. He has published nine poetry collections […]

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