SF International Poetry Festival Main Stage Readings | SF
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Civic Center Plaza | Larkin Street and Grove Street, San Francisco, CA
From noon to 5pm catch poetry readings by Jack Hirschman, Yahia Lababidi, Marie Silkeberg, Agneta Falk, Matt Sedillo, Sandro Sardella, Bobby Coleman (translator), Sasha Pimentel Chacon, Mark Kockinos (translator), Heinz D. Heisl, Scott Thompson (translator), Carla Badillo Coronado, Jessica Loos (translator) and Amiri Baraka.
Book Sales/Signings at Readers Bookstore at the Main (30 Grove St. Main Library).
The 2012 festival features free and open-to-the-public poetry and music throughout the City, including a street party in North Beach, youth events, book signings, translation workshops and more, the festival is the third of its kind.
The truly international group of poets, from countries including Colombia, Turkey, Germany, Equador and Italy, represent a wide spectrum in the world of poetry, from recognized masters to emerging new talents, who are redefining the art in evolving times.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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