San Francisco Public Library

Happy Anniversary, Ina Coolbrith!

6:00 - 7:30

Main Library

Koret Auditorium

100 Larkin St.

One hundred years ago, Ina Coolbrith was crowned California's first poet laureate at the Exposition Auditorium (now the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium) during the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Aleta George, author of Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate, will speak about Coolbrith as poet, librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. green and orange postcard image of book cover and Coolbrith's portrait

Presented by the San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library.

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