Thomas Centolella, author of Almost Human, Terra Firma, Lights and Mysteries and Views from along the Middle Way.

Kathy Evans, author of Trespassers Welcome, Imagination Comes To Breakfast, As The Heart Is Held, and Hunger and Sorrow.
With a cameo reading by five poets: Calvin Ahlgren, Judy Bebelaar, Leta Bushyhead, Suz Lipman and Rayne O'Brien.

Thomas Centolella has authored four books of poetry, as noted above. His honors include the American Book Award, the Lannan Literary Award, the California Book Award, and the Northern California Book Award. He has taught creative writing in the Bay Area for many years, chiefly at College of Marin and in private workshops. He is currently a Guggenheim Fellow in poetry.

Kathy Evans is the author of three books of poetry, most recently, Trespassers Welcome, published by Blue Light Press. Kathy has been published in the Alaska Review, the Atlantic Review, California Quarterly, The Southern Review, Black Bear Review, Tupelo Quarterly and West Marin Review. She has taught Creative Writing at Juvenile Hall, The San Francisco State OLLI Program, and the University of San Francisco. She is currently as Poet in Residence at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Her book Hunger and Sorrow was winner of the Small Press Poetry Prize.

Friday, February 7, 2020 – 7:00 pm  Doors open at 6:45

To reserve your seat, send an email to – or just come & join us.
(Your RSVP will help me know how many chairs to set up.)

Sweet & Savory potluck at the break – You are welcome to bring a treat or non-alcoholic beverage to share. 



This is a fragrance free event so people with allergies and asthma can attend.


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