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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Sarah Pape and Michael Spring ||| Monday, October 24 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

October 19, 2016

Sarah Pape teaches English and works as the Managing Editor of Watershed Review at Chico State. Her poetry and prose has recently been published in: Passages North, Ecotone, Crab Orchard Review, Bluestem, The Pinch, Smartish Pace, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and others. Her chapbook, Ruination Atlas, was published this year (dancing girl press). She curates community literary programming and is a member of […]

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Pilar R. Aranda and Joe Montoya Jr. ||| Mon, Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

October 12, 2016

  Pilar Rodríguez Aranda is a poet, video artist, and translator. She was born in Mexico City, but lived in California, Texas, and New Mexico, for a total of 13 years; currently she resides in Tijuana, BC. She has published in dozens of magazines and anthologies like Voices of Mexico, Poets in Nigeria, Mujeres de […]

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Tim McKee ||| Monday, October 10 @ 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th St

October 5, 2016

Tim McKee is an editor, writer, and teacher. He studied history at Princeton University and has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. He is the author of the book No More Strangers Now: Young Voices from a New South Africa, which was an honor book for the Jane Addams Book Award. […]

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Women’s Wisdom Poets ||| Monday, Oct 3, 7:30 pm ||| SPC 1719 25th

September 28, 2016
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