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3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown
3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown

Sat, Jun 22


Clarion Performing Arts Center

3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown

Poetry Reading with two features and an open mic.

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Clarion Performing Arts Center, 2 Waverly Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

About the Event

Open mic before and after the featured poets. Sign up at 1 pm.

Kit Kennedy is a queer elder, poet, blogger and photographer living in Walnut Creek, CA.  She has published seven collections, including while eating oysters (CLWN WR BKS, Brooklyn, NY).  Work has appeared in Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Sinister Wisdom, Tipton Poetry Journal, Great Weather for Media, First Literary Review-East, Gyroscope, Shot Glass Journal, and California Quarterly, among others.  She serves as Poet-in-Residence of the San Francisco Bay Times and Resident Poet at Ebenezer Lutheran “herchurch.”  Please visit:

Tommi Avicolli Mecca is a queer, southern Italian American poet, writer and singer/songwriter.  His poetry has appeared in many anthologies, including Light on the Walls of Life, Philadelphia Poets, Gay and Lesbian Poets in our Time, Sweet Lemons, and Civil Liberties United, as well as two Revolutionary Poets Brigade anthologies. His original music was recently featured at the SF International Arts Festival's Last Supper Party.

Parking tip:

$6 all-day parking at St. Mary’s Square Garage.

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