Curated by Donna de la Perriere & Joseph Lease

Saturday, June 26, 7-9 pm
Saturday, August 28, 7-9 pm
$3-15 sliding scale admission


Curated by Donna de la Perriere


Saturday, June 25, 7-9pm
Saturday, July 30, 7-9pm
$3-$15 sliding scale admission


June 25th Readers:

Lindsey Boldt
Samantha Boudrot            
Stephanie Brown
Tom Comitta
Nathan Hauke           
David Kent Highsmith
Nick Johnson           
Kirsten Jorgensen     
Linda Norton


"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. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer.


To read a review of a Marathon event, go to
For more information on the BAPM, go to


Past Marathon readers include: Anita Amirrezvani, Rae Armantrout, Dodie Bellamy, Charles Bernstein, Lee Ann Brown, Maxine Chernoff, Norma Cole, Gillian Conoley, Robert Creeley, Diane DiPrima, kari edwards, Edward Foster, Kathleen Fraser, Gloria Frym, Forrest Gander, C.S. Giscombe, Jewelle Gomez, Noah Eli Gordon, Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Brenda Hillman, Paul Hoover, Fanny Howe, Kevin Killian, Jane Miller, Laura Mullen, Michael Palmer, D.A. Powell, Bin Ramke, Lisa Robertson, Elizabeth Robinson, Leslie Scalapino, David Shapiro, Tom Sleigh, Cole Swensen, Truong Tran, Anne Waldman, C.D. Wright, John Yau, Al Young, Matthew Zapruder, and many others.