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in San Francisco's Glen Park

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Stay tuned for the next B&B benefit party in Jerry Ferraz's backyard! Here's some video of the last one!


POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, October 21st – 7pm
Denise Low and Joel Landmine
followed by an open mic

Denise Low, Kansas Poet Laureate 2007-09, is winner of Red Mountain Press Award for Shadow Light. Her memoir, The Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival (U. of Nebraska Press) was a finalist for the Hefner Heitz award. Other recent publications are A Casino Bestiary: Poems (Spartan Press) and Jackalope (Red Mountain). At Haskell Indian Nations University she founded the creative writing program. Currently she teaches for Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies. She recently relocated to Sonoma County, California.
Read her very recent assessment of the National Book Award poetry finalists here, as well as other musings:

Underground poet Joel Landmine was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He got his start at the now-defunct Tenderloin Reading Series and has been a mainstay of the Anger Management & Revenge and Bitches’ Brew Reading series. He has been a featured reader at San Francisco’s Litquake festival five years running, and Oakland’s Beast Crawl festival, as well as countless other Bay Area reading series. He has begrudgingly survived several near-death experiences. He lives with his cat in Oakland, CA. This is his first collection of poetry.

An open mic follows the featured readers.

Hosted by Kim Shuck, San Francisco Poet Laureate, and Jerry Ferraz, Bird & Beckett Troubadour in Residence.



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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.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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