Fred LaMotte‘s next Poetryoga Playshop and reading will be in Portland, OR on Sunday, February 26, at 2PM, New Renaissance Bookshop (1338 NW 23rd Ave). Find more information, visit the webpage for this event at http://www.newrenbooks.com/poetry-path-to-the-heart. Learn more about Fred and his books on his Amazon author page. You can also read some of his poems here at Empty Mirror.
A poetry reading in celebration of a new selected edition of the acclaimed Beat poet and former Sonoma County resident Harold Norse will be held at Copperfield’s Petaluma bookstore on Saturday, May 9th at 1:30 PM. Joining the book’s editor and Sebastopol resident Todd Swindell will be renowned San Francisco poets Neeli Cherkovski and A.D. Winans. I Am Going to… [read this]
The next poetry reading for the selected poems of Harold Norse will be on Sat. April 11th at Alley Cat Books featuring Kevin Killian and the return of Neeli Cherkovski! Readings from I Am Going to Fly Through Glass: Selected Poems of Harold Norse Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7 p.m. Alley Cat Books 3036 24th St. (at Harrison) San Francisco… [read this]
Sunday • November 16th • 2pm La Commune Cafe and Bookstore 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland A reading by legendary poets Michael McClure & Diane di Prima Music by Ouroboros, a free-improv quartet with Sheldon Brown: tenor saxophone, clarinet, and bass clarinet Clark Coolidge: drums Andrew Joron: theremin Joseph Noble: flute, alto flute, soprano and alto saxophones A fundraiser for Oakland… [read this]
Award winning native San Francisco poet A.D. Winans and Oakland native poet and activist Nellie Wong will be reading from their works on September 16, 2014 at Adobe Bookstore. A.D. Winans A.D. Winans has been published internationally and translated into ten languages. He will be reading from his new book This Land Is Not My Land (NYQ Press) and from… [read this]
On June 2, 2014, Linda King and Paul Fericano will give a poetry reading at San Francisco’s Bird & Beckett Books. Monday, June 2, 2014 – 7pm 653 Chenery Street, San Francisco (Near Diamond St. and Glen Park BART Station) 415.586.3733 Free Admission Learn more on the Bird and Beckett website! You can also download the flyer for this event.
“Houses and rooms are full of perfumes… The smoke of my own breath, Echoes, ripples, buzzed whispers, love root, silk thread, crotch and vine. My respiration and inspiration, the beating of my heart, the passing of blood and air through my lungs… The sound of the belched words of my voice loosed to the eddies of the wind… The feeling… [read this]
Originally self-published in 1964 and long out of print, Ghost Tantras is one of McClure’s signature works, a book mostly written in “beast language.” A mix of lyrical, guttural and laryngeal sound, lion roars, and a touch of detonated dada, this is one of his best-known but least available books, a deep well from which decades of poetry have drawn…. [read this]
Dear Friends, Art lovers & Cogent Inconoclasts, Mark Schwartz & I, H.D. Moe are presenting an evening of our Poems near Telegraph Avenue- 2430 Bancroft Way Tuesday, March 6th, 2012, 6PM. Admission is free. Slow hound-dog mug arrives physiology fathering returns daughters impersonating disguises within christ kid playing in her zen-pen jumps over angles thru geiger-counter-eyes feeling the buzz ringlets… [read this]