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Tuesday, October 11 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Poetic Tuesday

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Co-presented by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area's best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors. FREE

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avatar for J. Scott Brownlee

J. Scott Brownlee

J. Scott Brownlee is the author of REQUIEM FOR USED IGNITION CAP, which won the 2015 Orison Poetry Prize and 2016 Bob Bush Award for Best First Book of Poetry from the Texas Institute of Letters, as well as three prize-winning chapbooks: HIGHWAY OR BELIEF, ASCENSION, and ON THE OCCASION OF THE LAST OLD CAMP MEETING IN LLANO COUNTY.
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Jennifer S. Cheng

Jennifer S. Cheng writes about the tones and textures of immigrant home-building. She is the author of HOUSE A (Omnidawn, 2016), selected by Claudia Rankine as winner of the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize. She also has an image-text chapbook, INVOCATION: AN ESSAY (New Michigan Press), and her poetry and lyric essays appear in Tin House, AGNI, Mid-American Review, Black Warrior Review, The Volta, The Normal School, Ninth Letter, DIAGRAM, and... Read More →
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Martin Rock

Martin Rock is the author of Residuum (2015 Editor’s Choice Award, Cleveland State University Poetry Center) and two chapbooks: Dear Mark (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013) and Fish, You Bird (Pilot, 2010, co-written with Phillip D. Ischy). With Kevin Prufer and Martha Collins, he co-edited the volume Catherine Breese Davis: On the Life and Work of an American Master (Pleiades, 2015). His poems have appeared in the Academy of American Poets... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Jessie Square 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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