Maxine Chernoff will read her poems from CameraÂ (2016) and Under the Music,Â forthcoming 2019.Â She has wonÂ an NEA grant and the PEN Translation Award, and has been a visiting writer at The American Academy in Rome.
Neeli Cherkovski has been a key post-beat poet and essayist, from his days in Los Angeles in the late 1960s and early 1970s to his long tenure in San Francisco. His latest book of poems, Elegy for My Beat Generation, was published earlier this year by Lithic Press.
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Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site