POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, July 2nd – 7-9 pm
James Cagney & Cassandra Dallet followed by an open mic
Jerry Ferraz & SF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck co-host
James Cagney is a poet from Oakland, and has featured at many venues in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. His work has been published online and in print. His first collection, Black Steel Magnolias, will be published by Nomadic Press this August. Visit his blog at https://thedirtyrat.blog/
Cassandra Dallett lives in Oakland, and is a two-time Pushcart nominee and Literary Death Match winner. She has published online and in many print magazines, including Slip Stream, Sparkle & Blink, Chiron Review, Stone Boat Review, and Great Weather For Media. A full-length book of poetry, Wet Reckless, was released on Manic D. Press in May 2014. Since then, she’s produced the collections Bad Sandy (Lucky Bastard Press), Pearl Tongue (Be About It Press), The Water Wars (Pedestrian Poets Series), On Sunday, A Finch (Nomadic Press), which was nominated for a California Book Award, and most recently Armadillo Heart (Paper Press) with MK Chavez.
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~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
$15 and worth every penny
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