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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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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... Read More →
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Jennifer S. Cheng

Jennifer S. Cheng’s work includes poetry, lyric essay, and image-text forms. She is the author of MOON: LETTERS, MAPS, POEMS (2018), selected by Bhanu Kapil for the Tarpaulin Sky Book Award; HOUSE A (2016), selected by Claudia Rankine for the Omnidawn Poetry Book Prize; and INVOCATION... 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... Read More →

Tuesday October 11, 2016 12:30pm - 1:30pm PDT
Jessie Square