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Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Every Tuesday

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work.

Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included Jonathan Richman, Diane di Prima, California Poet Laureate Al Young and freshly-discovered poets from our sister program, Poets 11.

The series is curated by Friends’ Resident Poet Jack Hirschman. 

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library
Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm
North Beach Public Library, 850 Columbus Avenue, SF, CA
FREE

Each Tuesday evening features free poetry readings and a sense of literary community.

2018 Lineup for Tuesdays at North Beach

FEBRUARY

6   Al Young & Judy Juanita
13   Gregory Pond & Tamsin Smith
20  Q.R. Hand & Kurt Lipschutz
27   Charles Curtis Blackwell & Leonore Weiss

MARCH

6   Sarah Menefee & Angelos Sakkis
13   Gary Hicks & Genny Lim
20  Aja Couchois Duncan & Mauro Zanetti
27  Byron Spooner & Agneta Falk

APRIL

3   Rob Biederman & Silvi Alcivar
10   Kim Shuck & Romeo Alcalá Cruz
17   Lisbit Bailey & Jorge Argueta
24   Jack Foley (with Sangye Land) & Virginia Barrett

MAY

1    Andrena Zawinski & Rafael Jesus Gonzalez
8   Jim Normington & Heidi McGurrin
15  Pireeni Sundaralingam & Michael Warr
22 David Watts & Barbara Paschke
29 Boadiba & Jami Proctor-Xu

JUNE

5   Martin Hickel & Trang Cao
12   Carol Denney & Patti Trimble
19   John Curl & Nadine Lockhart
26  David Volpendesta & Dan Katz

JULY

3   Kevin Simmonds & Melba Abela
10   Jewelle Gomez & Bob Booker
17   Alejandro Murguia & Brenda Quintanilla
24  Toshi Washizu  & Sharon Doubiago
31  Robert Anbian & Michael Koch

AUGUST

7  Neeli Cherkovski & Chun Yu
14  Art Montecon & Devereaux Baker
21  Heather Bourbeau & Steven Gray
28  Jorge Molina & Julie Rogers

SEPTEMBER

4   Mahnaz Badihian & Zaid Shlah
11  James Cagney & Jennifer Barone
18  Shirin Sadeghi & James Tracy
25  Anita Odena Cruz & Tony Robles

OCTOBER

2  Stephen Kessler & Jeanne Powell
9  Sarah Page & Clyde Always
16  Tongo Eisen-Martin & Cathleen Williams
23  Lynne Barnes & Pauline Craig
30  Stephen Kopel & Kristina Brown

NOVEMBER

6  Karen Melander Magoon & Mauro Fortissimo
13  Bob Coleman & Tureeda Mikell
20 Rosemary Manno & Jeff Grossman
27  Adrian Arias & Gail Mitchell

DECEMBER

4  Avotcja & Soheyl Dahi
11  Francisco Orrego & Jessica Loos
18  Alice Rogoff & Arnoldo Garcia

Tuesday, November 20

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, November 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Tuesday, November 27

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, November 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Tuesday, December 4

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, December 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Tuesday, December 11

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, December 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday

Tuesday, December 18

Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach
Tuesday, December 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach Public Library
Poetry Tuesdays at the Library | North Beach

Join in every Tuesday evening in the historic literary epicenter of San Francisco to hear poets from near and far read their work. Tuesdays at North Beach is a highly-respected weekly poetry series celebrating internationally acclaimed poets and showcasing local talent. Past guests have included ...Every Tuesday


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