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The 14th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival – Sat., May 14, 11:30 am – 4:30 pm, 5th floor Student Lounge at BCC

9 May 2016

Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry at the 14th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival!!!  We are honoring John Oliver Simon, poet, educator, translator, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Councilperson Kriss Worthington will bestow the honor.

It’s Saturday May 14th from 11:30 to 4:30pm in the 5th floor Student Lounge At Berkeley City College.

John Oliver SimonWe’ll also have a  star-studded reading featuring Marvin K. White, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Roxane Beth Johnson, Missy Church, Vernon Keeve III, Kwan Booth. J. K. Fowler, Ruby Spies, Freddy Gutierrez, Candy Shue, Raina J. León, Elizabeth Treadwell.

We’ll celebrate Milvia Street, BCC’s art and literary journal with readers TS Walker, GS Scott, Sherry Wilson and Anthony Abuan.

Joyce Jenkins will open the reading by invoking the muse.

We’ll have a drawing for 3 open mic slots.

Baruch Porras-Hernandez is our fabulous host.

Music by Harriet Poznansky.

A small book fair with local publishers

It’s all free and with complimentary organic refreshments

Brought to you by co-directors MK Chavez & Sharon Coleman.

Co-sponsored by the City of Berkeley and Berkeley City College!!!

Flyer for Berkeley Poetry Festival 2016

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Milvia Street @ Pegasus Books, Tues., May 10, 7:30 – 9 pm

5 May 2016

Celebrate the excellent art and literary journals put out by community colleges: Milvia Street by Berkeley City College and Forum by City College of San Francisco.


Tuesday May 10 from 7:30pm to 9pm at Pegasus Books 2349 Shattuck Avenue at Durrant in downtown Berkeley.  Free with complimentary refreshments!!!!


Milvia Street at Pegasus FlyerWe’ll have a reading featuring contributors to recent issues:

Pam Benjamin

Candice Balish

Patricia France

Lark Omura

Paul Elias Taylor

Xochitl Frausto

Tamila Walker

Diana Arnold

Raymond Richards

Evelyn Butler


And others

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Reading & Art Showing by Milvia Street 2015 Contributors

9 December 2015

Milvia 2015 Cover


Please join us for a reading and art showing by contributors to Milvia Street 2015, Berkeley City College’s art and literary journal


Saturday, December 12 from 1-3pm


Auditorium in Berkeley City College, 2050 Center Street (1/2 block from BART and buses)


Writers include: Josiah Mackessy, Lark Omura, Bradley Penner, Sherry Wilson, Anthony Abaun, Carla Koop, Tamila Walker, Katherine Gallagher, Raymond J. Richards, Diana Arnold, Edson Ramos, Aliza Metzner, Youssef Ahalla, Patricia France, GS Scott, Evelyn Butler, and Paul Elias Taylor.


Artists are Shai Iluz, Anke Van Aardenne, Gerardo Médez, Rodolfo Perez, True Colors, Jean Phann, Lena Toney, Aurea Altamirano, Rukiya Reed, Karen Scroggs, Zoha Raad, and Susana Pineda.


It’s a free event.   Journals are just $10 and $7 for BCC students.  $5 for beautiful back issues!!!!


Come support student writers and artists!!!


We’re part of the East Bay Aternative Book and Zine Fest, so come early or stay later to see the fabulous zines!!!

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