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Wednesday, December 6th – 7pm
There You Are
Sarah Menefee chapbook release reading
with Patrick Dunagan

Poets Sarah Menefee and Patrick Dunagan read tonight to celebrate the release of “There You Are,” Sarah’s chapbook just published by Bird & Beckett.

An accomplished poet with deep roots in the San Francisco tradition of political activism, Sarah is a homeless rights activist, a founding member of Homes Not Jails and First they came for the homeless, a tent-community based, homeless-led homeless rights organization which organizes street actions to demand housing and defy criminalization. She is also a founding member of the League of Revolutionaries for a New America and the Revolutionary Poets Brigade, and serves on the Editorial Board of the People’s Tribune, where she edits the homeless movement pages.

Patrick James Dunagan is a poet and essayist, raised a skateboarder in Southern California who became interested in poetry as a transplanted teenager living in New Hampshire, refining his reading skills in the course of earning a BA in literature and philosophy at New England College before coming to San Francisco and New College, where he earned a joint MA/MFA studying in the poetics program with Tom Clark, Adam Cornford, Gloria Frym, Joanne Kyger, George Mattingly, and David Meltzer. He has a raft of publications to his credit, and no doubt a boatload of manuscripts in the hopper.


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