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Yusef Komunyakaa

March 1, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MultiCultural Center

Internationally renowned poet Yusef Komunyakaa is this year’s Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence, a program created to bring distinguished practitioners…

Reading: Ibrahim Ibn Salma

April 7, 2017 6:30 pm

The Friendship Manor, Jamison Hall

“We may not be able to live in Utopia, but we could be near.” Ibrahim Ibn Salma Come and join the adventures with Ibrahim as he reads from his recently published book of poetry and aphorisms that explore the…

Poetry Zone: Jan Steckel and Steve Braff

April 9, 2017 2:00 am

Karpeles Manuscript Library

On Sunday, April 9th, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, the Poetry Zone at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in…

Found in Translation: Martha Ronk, Tom Wudl, and Jon Snyder

April 9, 2017 2:30 pm

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Los Angeles-based poet Martha Ronk, whose last book, Transfer of Qualities, was long-listed for a National Book Award, reads from…

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HeART Work: Poetically Political Spoken Word with Nikkita Oliver

May 23, 2017 7:30 pm

MultiCultural Center

James Baldwin says, “The poet or the revolutionary is there to articulate the necessity, but until the people themselves apprehend…

Reading: Nachoem M. Wijnberg

April 12, 2018 4:00 pm

UCSB Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC)

The poems in Of Great Importance discuss taxes and debts, stocks and flows, citizenship and labor contracts, notaries and accountants,…

Parallel Stories Lecture: Adam Zagajewski, Poetry as Portraiture

April 15, 2018 2:30 pm

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Prize-winning, globally-admired poet Adam Zagajewski writes with precision and wonder about the calm and courage of ordinary life. He says…

Reading & Book Signing: Mary Freericks, Blue Watermelon

April 16, 2018 7:00 pm

Chaucer’s Bookstore

Mary, a prize wining poet, " bristles on the heels of courage" in her honest images growing up as a…