6:00 - 7:15
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
San Francisco Poet Laureate emerita Kim Shuck invites writers published in the new anthology, This Wandering State: Poems from Alta, to read at SFPL’s monthly poetry reading. Featured readers include Lisbit Bailey, Jennifer Barone, Paul Corman-Roberts, Charlie Getter, Clara Hsu, Lauren Ito and EK Keith.
Kim Shuck was San Francisco’s seventh Poet Laureate. Her poetry draws on her multiethnic background which includes Polish and Cherokee heritage, and her experiences as a lifelong resident of San Francisco. Her most recent book of poetry, What Unseen Thing Blows Wishes Across My Surface?, a collaboration with visual artist LisaRuth Elliott, and her new book of essays, Noodle, Rant, Tangent, were published in 2022. In her term as Poet Laureate, she hosted scores of free poetry and art workshops for all ages at neighborhood libraries and schools and worked closely with San Francisco Public Library and the San Francisco Arts Commission to launch major citywide initiatives to honor Native American Indigenous People’s heritage.