Kim Shuck – San Francisco’s New Poet Laureate Begins Her Reign

For Immediate Release: September 5, 2017 Media Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; Michelle.Jeffers@sfpl.org   Kim Shuck – San Francisco’s New Poet Laureate Begins Her Reign The City’s seventh poet laureate to read her poetry and reflect on her City   SAN FRANCISCO, CA — San Francisco Public Library announces the inauguration of Kim Shuck, San … Continue reading Kim Shuck – San Francisco’s New Poet Laureate Begins Her Reign

MAYOR LEE NAMES KIM SHUCK AS SAN FRANCISCO’S POET LAUREATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Contact: Mayor’s Office of Communications (415) 554-6131 MAYOR LEE NAMES KIM SHUCK AS SAN FRANCISCO’S POET LAUREATE Castro resident will be the City’s seventh Poet Laureate San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Librarian Luis Herrera today announced that Kim Shuck has been named San Francisco’s … Continue reading MAYOR LEE NAMES KIM SHUCK AS SAN FRANCISCO’S POET LAUREATE

Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; (415) 608-1593; michelle.jeffers@sfpl.org Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Poet Laureate Nominating Committee are seeking nominations for the seventh San Francisco Poet Laureate, to succeed Alejandro Murguía, whose term has expired. Poet … Continue reading Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate

San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía Gives His Inaugural Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2013   San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía Gives His Inaugural Address The Parallel Literary Histories of San Francisco: Poetry in Times of Hope and Resistance San Francisco Public Library is honored to present San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía, who will give his inaugural address as the City’s Sixth … Continue reading San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía Gives His Inaugural Address

Alejandro Murguía Named SF Poet Laureate

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org July 27, 2012 MAYOR LEE NAMES ALEJANDRO MURGUÍA AS 6TH SF POET LAUREATE Mayor Edwin M. Lee last night introduced Alejandro Murguía as the City’s 6th Poet Laureate, at Friends of the San Francisco Public Library’s third San Francisco International Poetry Festival kickoff event in Kerouac … Continue reading Alejandro Murguía Named SF Poet Laureate

Oakland and San Francisco Announce First Annual Youth Poet Laureate Competitions

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org April 26, 2012 Cities of Oakland and San Francisco Announce First Annual Youth Poet Laureate Competitions The Cities of Oakland and San Francisco are each about to gain new, young, and articulate representatives. For the first time ever, the Oakland Public Library and San Francisco Public … Continue reading Oakland and San Francisco Announce First Annual Youth Poet Laureate Competitions

Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate

For Immediate Release Contact: Michelle Jeffers (415) 557-4282; mjeffers@sfpl.org January 20, 2012 Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Poet Laureate Nominating Committee are seeking nominations for the sixth San Francisco Poet Laureate, to succeed Diane di Prima, whose term has expired. Poet Laureate … Continue reading Call for Nominations for San Francisco Poet Laureate

National Poetry Month World – Renowned Poets Grace the Library’s Stages

For Immediate Release:   March 26, 2019 Media Contact: Mindy Linetzky (415) 557-4252; Mindy.Linetzky@sfpl.org National Poetry Month World renowned poets grace the Library’s stages SAN FRANCISCO, CA– April is National Poetry Month and the San Francisco Public Library has scheduled abundant programs to entice the entire community. From readings by world renowned poets to films … Continue reading National Poetry Month World – Renowned Poets Grace the Library’s Stages

The Imagination of American Poets – Portraits by Christopher Felver

For Immediate Release: March 19, 2018 Media Contact: Katherine Jardine (415) 557-4295; Katherine.Jardine@sfpl.org   The Imagination of American Poets    Portraits by Christopher Felver   All images courtesy of Christopher Felver. High resolution images available upon request.   SAN FRANCISCO, CA –   San Francisco Public Library celebrates San Francisco’s literary cultural heritage and National Poetry … Continue reading The Imagination of American Poets – Portraits by Christopher Felver

The Imagination of American Poets – Portraits by Christopher Felver

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2018 Media Contact: Katherine Jardine (415) 557-4295; Katherine.Jardine@sfpl.org   The Imagination of American Poets    Portraits by Christopher Felver All images courtesy of Christopher Felver. High resolution images available upon request. SAN FRANCISCO, CA –   San Francisco Public Library celebrates San Francisco’s literary cultural heritage and National Poetry Month, presenting … Continue reading The Imagination of American Poets – Portraits by Christopher Felver