Join us every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in our Readers Bookstore Fort Mason for our weekly FREE poetry series!
Browse books and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to internationally acclaimed poets and artists such as Jonathan Richman, David Meltzer, Diane di Prima and California Poet Laureate Al Young. The series is curated by Friends’ Resident Poet Jack Hirschman.
Proceeds from our bookstores benefit the San Francisco Public Library.
Thursday, October 8th Lineup: Leticia Hernandez & Diego Deleo
Leticia Hernández-Linares is a poet, interdisciplinary artist, and educator, and the author of Mucha Muchacha, Too Much Girl (Tía Chucha Press, 2015). Widely published, her work appears in newspapers, literary journals, and anthologies, some of which include: U.S. Latino Literature Today, Street Art San Francisco, Pilgrimage, and Crab Orchard Review. She has performed her poemsongs throughout the country and in El Salvador, at venues such as the Smithsonian, Yale, Nuyorican Poets Café, The Guild Complex, SF JAZZ, and The Loft. Founder of an artist collaborative, Amate: Women Painting Stories, she has received grants from the Creative Work Fund, Zellerbach Family Foundation, and San Francisco Arts Commission in support of her interdisciplinary projects. Over the last twenty-four years, she has designed and led visual art and creative writing classes for all ages, taught university literature courses, and provided executive leadership for various community based organizations.