SF INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL


Poetry lovers rejoice: The San Francisco International Poetry Festival is back!

Featuring free and open-to-the-public poetry and music throughout the City, including a street party in North Beach, youth events, book signings, translation workshops and more, the festival is the third of its kind and is presented by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the Mayor’s Office of Protocol, poet Jack Hirschman and the San Francisco Public Library.

Please join us at the Emerald Tablet for this celebration of international dialogue through the literary arts. The schedule for SFIPF events held at The Emerald Tablet follows below. For the full schedule, please consult the festival’s website.

11-12:30
Poetry readings:
Amiri Baraka
Sandro Sardella
Agneta Falk

1:00-2:30
Poetry readings:
Dunya Mikhail
Yahia Lababidi
Joachim Sartorius
Sasha Pimentel Chacon

3:00-4:30
Translation workshop and panel moderated by Judy Bernhard.
Featuring translation specialists and authors including John Curl and more.

5:00-6:30
Poetry readings:
Marie Silkeberg
Jack Hirschman
Antoine Cassar
Matt Sedillo

All day long on Sunday July 29th, 2012
Doors open at 11 am, event begins shortly thereafter
FREE ADMISSION
More information: SFIPF.org

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