2018 Muni Art Poetry Reading | North Beach
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North Beach Public Library | 850 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Submitted by the Event Organizer
In celebration of Muni Art 2018, hear a reading by participating poet #CharifShanahan at the San Francisco Public Library North Beach Branch. Bay Area poet #DeanRader will introduce Shanahan. Audience members will be invited to enter a raffle and the winner will receive a Muni Art 2018 print! Share your experience using #SFMuniArt.
Charif Shanahan is the author of Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing (SIU Press, 2017), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Called a “vital and profound new voice” by Publishers Weekly, Shanahan has published poems in various journals, including New Republic, New York Times Magazine, PBS NewsHour, Poem-a-Day of the Academy of American Poets, Poetry International, and Prairie Schooner, which awarded him the Edward Stanley Poetry Award. He holds degrees in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and Dartmouth College and an MFA in Poetry from New York University. He has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize and is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Academy of American Poets, the Cave Canem Foundation, the Frost Place, the Fulbright Program/IIE, Millay Colony for the Arts, and Stanford University. He has taught creative writing, literature, and language at Dartmouth College, the Collegio di Milano (Italy), International House (Europe, North America), New York University, and Stanford University, where he is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry.