The Running of the Poets

Yes, I’ll be reading with this great group on June 14. Come to San Mateo County to hear us!


In October, when I received the good news that the selection committee wanted me to serve my community as Poet Laureate, my friend Hugh Behm-Steinberg was delighted for me. “Have fun,” he said. “Do something really fun, like the Running of the Poets!” I got to thinking, and talking to people about the idea, and someone suggested the County Fair as a venue. Perfect. And so… Behold.

There will be two events: one on 6/7 at 3:00 pm and another on 6/14 at 6:00 pm. I like to keep Borges in mind again: Poetry always remembers that it was an oral art before it was a written art. It remembers that it was first song.

So come on down and hear Terry Adams, Maisha Johnson, Dorsetta Hale, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Erica Goss and Sarah Kobrinsky on 6/7 at 3:00 pm

And Keith Ekiss, Robin Ekiss,Maurine…

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