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Ripped from the Headlines: Poets Reading the News | Oakland

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Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Itani Ramen | 1736 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, California 94612


Come hear poetic reflections on the news from legendary writers Arisa White & Moira Roth, along with the editors of Poets Reading the News, Jenna Spagnolo and Elle Aviv Newton, at Oakland’s Beast Crawl.

This is the world’s only newspaper written entirely by poets publishing work from around the world online and host an events series in Oakland, California. This event features:

  • Arisa White, author of You’re the Most Beautiful Thing That Happened, Black Pearl, and Hurrah’s Nest, is a Cave Canem graduate fellow.
  • Moira Roth is an art historian, writer, and playwright. She has published extensively including Difference/Indifference: Musings on Postmodernism, Marcel Duchamp and John Cage. She has a “News from the cafe” series on Poets Reading the News.

Beast Crawl is Uptown Oakland’s annual free literary festival featuring more than 200 writers in a single night, in dozens of events, spread out over three hours and thirty-eight local galleries, bars, restaurants, cafés, performance spaces, and storefronts.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Literature
Address: 1736 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, California 94612

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