11th Annual Berkeley Poetry Festival Sat., May 11, 2013 from 1-4:30 pm in the Berkeley City College Auditorium


Berkeley Councilperson Kriss Worthington will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Rudge, poet, educator, journalist, TV and radio producer, artist.


Enjoy a reading by—

Milani Pelley, John Rowe, Sayre Quevedo, Paul Corman Roberts, Odelia Galvan Rodríguez, Owen Hill, Cyrus Armajani, giovanni singleton, Yuko Leong, Kimberly Satterfield, Terry Taplin, John Oliver Simon, Judy Juanita, Oscar Bermeo, Jim Barnard, Carla Kandinsky, Barbara Campbell, Mary J. Dacorro, and Patricia France.


Hosted by Richard Silberg

Invocation by Jack & Adelle Foley


Also enjoy an art exhibit by Benny Alba, Nora Aoyagi, Alexis Babayan, Craig Baxter, Barry Ebner, Jon Garaizar, Mariangela Le Thanh, Carmen McNall, Valerie Vargas, Sam Vaughan, Marko Yamagata and artists from the Frank Bette Art Center.


Many of the poets and artists are or have been Berkeley City College or Laney students or instructors!!!!



The even takes place at Berkeley City College auditorium, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley. Just ½ block from Bart and buses.


Sponsored by BCC’s art and literary journal Milvia Street