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San Francisco Peace and Hope 4th Anniversary Reading Wednesday, October 22

San Francisco Peace and Hope 4th Anniversary Reading

Wed, October 22, 2014
Sacred Grounds Cafe
2095 Hayes Street
San Francisco 94117

(415) 387-3859
7pm sign up open mic

San Francisco Peace and Hope announces a poetry reading celebrating its magazine fourth anniversary in San Francisco on October 22nd, featuring readings by Al Young, Erica Goss, Marvin R. Hiemstra, and Marissa Bell Toffoli. Dan Brady host.
Dan Brady will host the event. Elizabeth Hack, Founding Director/editor will comment about the evolution of SFPH.

San Francisco Peace and Hope is a literary journal that promotes peace through poetry, writing and visual art.  Al Young, California poet laureate emeritus, serves as the advisor, and has written the magazine's foreword.
Highlights include the yearly anniversary reading at Sacred Grounds and the annual San Francisco Peace and Hope Fest at AWE Gallery.

Featured readers:

Al Young
California poet laureate emeritus

Erica Goss
Poet  Laureate, Los Gatos, CA
Erica Goss is the Poet Laureate of Los Gatos, CA, and the host of Word to Word. Her books include Wild Place and Vibrant Words: Ideas and Inspirations for Poets. Her poems, reviews and articles appear widely, both on-line and in print.

Marvin R. Hiemstra
Hiemstra is a poet, humorist, editor, critic, scholar, and entertainer. Marvin lives in San Francisco where he is founding Editor-in-Chief of the Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review and teaches performance techniques to a wide range of writers and musicians. Marvin has appeared in 10 countries and throughout the United States. The poetry/humor performance DVD, French Kiss Destiny, was called “superb work” by Dana Gioia. About Poet Wrangler:droll poems Mary Ann Sullivan observed, "This book offers sheer joy. What else could a reader desire?" Marvin studied under Donald Justice at the Iowa Writers Workshop and holds a Master’s Degree in Literary Criticism from Indiana University.

Marissa Bell Toffoli

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