Happy New Year! December Highlights & January Announcements

Blessings to all in 2017! I hope you’ve had some time to rest, reflect and recharge.

On December 1st, ImagineSJ had its final event after 11 successful showcases.  The event was hosted by Dem One and included poetry, comedy, art, food & drink to celebrate San Jose’s arts and culture. Thank you to Future Arts Now!, the Knight Foundation and all who made it happen. POETree’s final pop up for 2016! 


REED Magazine at Christmas in the Park on December 2nd

A fun night of poetry and stories on the Community Stage with fantastic Emcee Kimy Martinez. Thank you to Cathleen Miller and REED Magazine!

(L to R): Cathleen Miller, Al Preciado, Gary Singh, Bill Cozzini, Arlene Biala, Alan Soldofsky, Robert Pesich, Lita Kurth, Kimy Martinez


December 13th, Poetry Center San Jose’s Well-RED at Works/San Jose presented Red Wheelbarrow 2016 

(Clockwise from top right): Joe Miller, Amy Street, Ken Weisner, Caesar Kent, Julia Rodriguez

The house was packed to celebrate the launch of the new edition of Red Wheelbarrow. Thank you, Ken Weisner, for including me in the lineup of contributing authors. Be sure to get a copy here!



More details here.


SUNDAYS, 6-8pm


Tuesday, January 10, 7pm

Details on the Facebook event page.


Monday, January 16, 10am

Details on the Facebook event page.


Save the Date: Tuesday, February 7, 7:30pm

(L to R): Arlene Biala, Barbara Jane Reyes, Janice Lobo Sapigao, Veronica Montes

Details on the Facebook event page.


Silicon Valley Reads 2017

This year’s theme:

I will be participating in several events and workshops for this year’s Silicon Valley Reads program. Calendar of events coming soon!


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