• 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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2016 SPC Writers Conference

April 27, 2016

At 3:00 there will be a brief reading (roughly 12-15 minutes each) for all of the conference presenters which will last until roughly 4:30 Salgado Maranhão has two books published in this country: Blood of the Sun (Milkweed Editions, 2012) andTiger Fur (White Pine Press, 2015). He has an unusual life history, rising from rural impoverishment and illiteracy (to […]

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Stan Zumbiel, Troy Myers, and Albert Garcia

April 22, 2016

Stan Zumbiel, Troy Myers, and Albert Garcia   Monday, April 25 at 7:30 PM SPC at 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl 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. […]

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Ian Kappos and Josh Fernandez

April 16, 2016

Josh Fernandez‘s full-length collection of poems Spare Parts and Dismemberment was published by R.L. Crow in 2011. He has written about the arts for Spin Magazine, The Sacramento News & Review, Sacramento Magazine, The Hartford Advocate, Submerge and The Sacramento Bee. He is also a frequent contributor to the punk satire website The Hard Times. His poems, creative nonfiction and short stories […]

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Mariam Ahmed and Kimberly White

April 9, 2016
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Beth Suter and Danyen Powell

March 31, 2016
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Dr. Jonas Cope explores Shelley’s “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty”

March 28, 2016

  Special event at SPC Wed. March 30 at 7:30pm   Dr. Jonas Cope explores Shelley’s “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” Free to the public 1719 25th Street between Q and R   Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote the “Hymn to Intellectual Beauty” while sailing around Lake Geneva with Lord Byron in late June 1816. Though the […]

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Phillip Barron and Jane Gregory

March 25, 2016

Phillip Barron and Jane Gregory Monday, March 28 at 7:30 PM Sacramento Poetry Center at 1719 25th Street Host: Tim Kahl Phillip Barron’s first book of poetry, What Comes from a Thing, won the 2015 Michael Rubin Book Award and was published by Fourteen Hills Press. Elsewhere, his writing appears in New American Writing, Brooklyn Rail, Janus Head, Orion, Saw Palm, […]

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Dianna Henning

March 19, 2016

Ms. Henning was born and raised in Vermont. She holds an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Published in, in part: The Kentucky Review, The Main Street Rag, Crazyhorse, The Lullwater Review, California Quarterly, Poetry International, Fugue, The Tule Review, The Asheville Poetry Review, Clackamas Literary Review, South Dakota Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review and The Seattle Review. Won fellowships to Bread […]

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Lisa Abraham and Denise Lichtig

March 11, 2016

Lisa Abraham and Denise Lichtig Monday March 14, 2016 at 7:30 PM SPC at 1719 25th Street Host: Emmanuel Sigauke Lisa Dominguez Abraham’s poems have appeared in many journals, including The North American Review, Poetry East and Tule Review, and her chapbook Low Notes was published by Red Wing Press. She teaches at Cosumnes River College. Gathering Breadcrumbs  Not birds but […]

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