Thursday, October 7 – 7pm
Featured Poet Jennifer Barone
followed by an open mic
Jerry Ferraz and Michael Koch host our monthly in-store, in-person poetry session, each month with a featured reader or two and an open mic, always a delight and a revelation.
Jennifer Barone is an Italian-American poet and artist. She is the author of three books of poetry, her most recent: “Saporoso – Poems of Italian Food & Love” (Feather Press). She is known to collaborate with artists and musicians as the founder and co-host of the monthly WordParty Poetry & Jazz Series. She has been a featured poet at LitQuake, The SF Public Library, The SFJazz Poetry & Jazz Festival, Marin Poetry Center, The Red Poppy Art House, The Beat Museum, SF MoMa, and DeYoung Museum. She is a winner of the 2007 and 2012 SF Public Library’s Poets Eleven contest for North Beach where she resides and has been published in literary journals such as The Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Forum Literary Magazine of CCSF, The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, and Quiet Lightning’s sPARKLE & bLINK. She is currently working on a new collection of poetry.
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