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Marin Society of Artists, 1515 3rd Street (corner of E Street), San Rafael CA.

Blue Light at the Gallery will continue on Zoom until it is safe to meet at the gallery again.

Regular schedule:   
First Fridays  2 or more featured poets
Book Launch Mondays  for recently published authors
impromptu as needed

Each event's Zoom link is unique. To receive, please RSVP to BlueLightPress@aol.com

Friday, April 9, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)   Celebrate National Poetry Month
Terry Lucas, Marin Poet Laureate Emeritus
   author of The Thing Itself, Dharma Rain, In This Room, and two prize-winning chapbooks
Connie Post, Livermore Poet Laureate Emeritus
   author of Floodwater and Prime Meridian
Iris Jamahl Dunkle, Sonoma Poet Laureate Emeritus
   author of Interrupted Geographies, Gold Passage, and There's a Ghost in this Machine of Air.

Friday, May 7, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
Book launch party – Celebration reading for Fog and Light: San Francisco through the Eyes of the Poets Who Live Here
Poets reading include Tom Centolella, Kathy Evans, Alison Luterman, Daniel J. Langton, Barbara Quick, Joan Gelfand, Joe Di Prisco, Karen Poppy, Lucille Lang Day, Kathleen McClung, Katharine Harer, Marianne Betterly, Stew Florsheim, Gail Newman, Jane Rades, Elise Kazanjian, Matt Monte, Lynne Barnes, Mary D. Winegarden, Erik Ievins and Diane Frank

Friday, June 4, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific Time  (9 pm Eastern)
Barbara Quick, Author of The Light on Sifnos
John Peter Harn, Author of Physics for Beginners
Michelle Demers, Author of Green Mountain Zen

Sunday Matinee, June 13, 2021 – 4 pm Pacific Time  (7 pm Eastern)
101 Jewish Poems for the Third Millennium
Group reading with Julia Knobloch, Linda Blachman, Tony Barnstone, Maia Evrona, Ken Seide, Pat Averbach, Rachel Neve-Midbar, Susan Rich, Sharon Dolin, Joanna Fuhrman, Jeff Friedman, Marjorie Agosin, Alison Ridley, Diane Frank, and Nancy Naomi Carlson

Friday, July 9, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific Time (9 pm Eastern)
Emilie Lygren, author of What We Were Born For
Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Cast Away and The Tiny Journalist.

Monday, July 19, 2021 –  6 pm Pacific Time (9 pm Eastern)
Poets from the Blue Light Press Summer Workshop
Mary Kay Rummel, Loretta Walker, MJ Moore, Judy Bebalaar, Paul Fisher, Jennifer Lagier, Mylo Schaaf, Marsha Nelson, Jennifer Grant, Holly Veldhuis, Steve Trenam, Barbara Saxton, Elaina Whitesell, Nancy Lee Melmon, Pat Barone, Carolyn Ingram and Diane Frank.


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