Poets .. Visionaries .. Musicians .. Photographers
Don’t miss it- Saturday, Oct. 15th, 5 – 7 p.m.
100,000 Poets for Change – part of a world-wide poetry event!
3834 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
(Hillcrest: between Robinson and University)
Co-hosts: Claudia Poquoc & Seretta Martin
What is this? Events have taken place in 95 countries — Egypt, Afghanistan, Ireland, France and on and on. Thousands of events have already been held. Photos, video and other info about the event are being archived by Stanford University. This Saturday is San Diego’s poetry and music event to honor 100K Poets for Change.
The group’s founder-director is Michael Rothenberg, who recruited Jack Webb to organize the San Diego event. Webb is founding-director of Border Voices Poetry Project, and a retired news editor of The San Diego Union-Tribune.
FEATURED POETS INCLUDE:
Veronica Spinharney of Occupy San Diego
Sandra Alcosser, award- winning poet of Except by Nature and A Fish to Feed All Hunger, directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at SDSU each fall and collaborates with scientists through Poets House New York. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times, Paris Review and Poetry.
Shadab Zeest Hasmi, author of Baker of Tarifa, San Diego Book Award winner 2010, editor of Magee Park Poets anthology, and a teacher in California Poets in the Schools. Originally from Pakistan, Shadab now lives in San Diego and her poems appear in Poetry International Journal and other world-wide publications.
Jack Webb, publisher of 23 books, founder-director of the Border Voices Poetry Project and TV host, whose poems deal with the change that grows in solitude … the geometry of wisdom, and the songs our ancestors sang around campfires, in which they discovered the dream of civilization. They are singing again …
And many more!!!!
CONTACTS: Seretta Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Jack Webb at email@example.com