Photos from Javier Zamora Reading

We want to thank all who attended our reading on Tuesday at the Mission Campus with poet Javier Zamora! I think the students really appreciated meeting someone who they could see themselves in—young, down to earth, funny, casual, uncertain, honest—who is also an accomplished writer and educator. Thank you, Javier, for coming and we look …

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Poet Javier Zamora Reads at Mission Campus!

Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and immigrated to the United States as a boy. He earned a BA from UC Berkeley and an MFA at NYU and is a 2016-2018 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford. Unaccompanied is Zamora's first poetry collection. His poetry has been featured in numerous magazines and he has received …

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CCSF’S Creative Writing Program Open House

Open House for the City College of San Francisco Creative Writing Program City Cafe, on the second level of the Student Union Building, Ocean Campus April 21, 2017 9:00am-12:00pm Free and open to the public! Pick up a back issue of Forum and talk to creative writing faculty about our course offerings and Creative Writing …

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Are you ready for National Poetry Month?

https://www.poets.org/sites/default/files/Large-Blue-RGB-National-Poetry-Month-Logo.jpg April is National Poetry Month! NPM was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 and established by the League of Canadian Poets in 1998. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture. In …

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Happy UN World Poetry Day!

A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999. http://www.un.org/en/events/poetryday/assets/img/featured-image-video.jpg One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities. The observance of World Poetry Day …

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CCSF’s Creative Writing Program Presents: Q.R. Hand

Poetry Reading by Q.R. Hand Rosenberg Library Room R305 February 21, 2017 12:40-2:00 Free and open to the public! Q.R. Hand, Jr. Originally published in the 1968 classic, Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro American Writing, he is the author of three poetry books, i speak to the poet in man, how sweet it is and …

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