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Monday, August 3rd – 7pm
Casey Newbegin & Jenna Littlejohn

caseyJoin us in hearing two new, young, and vibrant poetic voices! As usual the readings will be followed by an open mic.

Casey Elizabeth Newbegin lives in Austin, Texas where she attends the UT School of Information. She holds a BA in English from Lewis & Clark College. She was born and raised in California.  jennaSome of Casey’s work can be seen at

Jenna Littlejohn hails from Redding, CA and recently received her BA in Creative Writing at SFSU.  She received the Piri Thomas Award for Poetry from the Academy of American Poets and SFSU.  She can be found working at Bird & Beckett, part of the time. Some of her work can be viewed at

Our 1st & 3rd Mondays poetry series is hosted by Jerry Ferraz.


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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