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Tuesday, October 10 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Poetic Tuesday at Yerba Buena Gardens

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Co-presented by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

The final event in our summer series at Yerba Buena! Enjoy line breaks during your lunch break, as some of the Bay Area’s best poets and musicians share their work in the great outdoors. Curated by Brynn Saito, and featuring Lee Herrick, Raina J. León, Sara Mumolo, Derrick Carr, and ContainHer (April Natalie Gee). FREE



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Derrick Carr

Derrick Carr has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since he was old enough to read. He graduated from Yale in 2011 with a degree in Black people. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Muzzle Magazine, Adroit, and Oakland Review. He’s co-edited Tandem, an annual anthology published through The Lit Slam, a nonprofit working to broaden the conversation around literature... Read More →
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ContainHer (April Natalie Gee)

ContainHer is a female artist, vocalist and electronic music producer that cannot be contained, weaving transcendental sci-fi dreams into indy electro pop that scintillates with warmth and emotion. She collaborates with many, performs cooly alone, or with a phoenix of a live band... Read More →
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Lee Herrick

Lee Herrick is the author of two books, Gardening Secrets of the Dead and This Many Miles from Desire. He recently completed a two-year term as Fresno Poet Laureate and serves on the advisory board of The Adoption Museum Project. His poems have appeared in many literary magazines, anthologies, and college textbooks, including The Bloomsbury Review, ZYZZYVA, Columbia Poetry Review, Highway 99: A Literary Journey Through... Read More →
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Raina J. León

Raina J. León is Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Acentos Review, and the author of three poetry books: Canticle of Idols, Boogeyman Dawn, and sombra: (dis)locate, and the chapbook, profeta without refuge. She is a member of the Cave Canem, CantoMundo, Macondo, and Carolina... Read More →
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Sarah Mumolo

Sara Mumolo is the author of Mortar (Omnidawn, 2013) and the Associate Director for the MFA in Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s College of California. She created and curated the Studio One Reading Series in Oakland from 2007-2012, and Cannibal Books published her chapbook, March, in 2011. Poems have appeared in 1913: a journal of forms, Action Yes, Lana Turner, The Offending Adam, Pen Poetry Series, Volta, and Volt, among others. She has received residencies to Vermont Studio Center, Caldera Center for the Arts, and has served as a curatorial resident at... Read More →



Tuesday October 10, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Yerba Buena Gardens Esplanade Mission St. between Third and Fourth Streets

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