Curated by Donna de la Perriere & Joseph Lease

Saturday, June 20, 7-9 pm
Saturday, August 29, 7-9 pm
$3-15 sliding scale admission

Saturday, June 20, 7-9 PM:
Samantha Giles, Caroline Goodwin, Valyntina Grenier, Owen Hill, Sara Mumulo, Eric Olson, Stephen Vincent, Della Watson, Jessica Wickens

Saturday, August 29, 7-9 PM:
Maria Damon, Trane DeVore, Edward Foster, C.S. Giscombe, Paul Hoover, Rachel Loden, Miranda Mellis, and Al Young

$3-$15 sliding scale admission

"An ear and mind opener... this event delivers the real thing: edgy stuff, poetry with a real bite!" --SAN FRANCISCO magazine

At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings from June to August. For the sixth summer in a row, the Bay Area Poetry Marathon brings its exciting mix of literary voices to The LAB. Since its 2001 inception in Boston, de la Perriere and Lease's Marathon has developed a national reputation among experimental poets.

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