22nd Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival

Saturday Oct 07 2017   12:00 PM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park  2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA  map

Join Malcolm MargolinRobert Hass, Maxine Hong Kingston, Berkeley Poet Laureate Rafael Jesús González, and newly inaugurated San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck, among many other poets and writers, at Poetry Flash’s Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival.

Free and open to the public. For more information, visit Poetry Flash’s website.

Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate from 1995 to 1997, has published several books of poetry, including Sun Under Wood (1996) and Human Wishes (1989).
Malcolm MargolinMalcolm Margolin is the publisher emeritus of Heyday, an independent nonprofit publisher and unique cultural institution, which he founded in 1974. Margolin is author of several books, including The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco–Monterey Bay Area, named by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of the hundred most important books of the twentieth century by a western writer. He has received dozens of prestigious awards among which are the Chairman's Commendation from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Fred Cody Award Lifetime Achievement from the San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Association, the Helen Crocker Russell Award for Community Leadership from the San Francisco Foundation, the Carey McWilliams Award for Lifetime Achievement from the California Studies Association, an Oscar Lewis Award for Western History from the Book Club of California, a Hubert Bancroft Award from Friends of the Bancroft Library, a Cultural Freedom Award from the Lannan Foundation, and a Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He helped found the Bay Nature Institute and the Alliance for California Traditional Artists.