Archives for February 2014

Mary Mackey at the San Francisco Writers Conference

San Francisco Writers ConferenceAs part of the San Francisco Writers Conference, Mary Mackey will be appearing on two panels to discuss  the nature and future of poetry. February 14, 2014: 2:00 to 2:45: Are Poets Better Off Now Than 200 Years Ago? (the answer may surprise you). 5:00 – 5:45 Cross Training: Using Poetry to Empower Your Prose.  With writers Chris Robley, Cedar Sigo, Brian Felsen, Aya de Leon, Richard Loranger, and Andy Jones. PLACE: Mark Hopkins Hotel, 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.

Hear Mary Mackey read her poetry on Valentine’s Day

On Friday February 14, 2014, you can hear Mary Mackey read  her poetry to celebrate Valentine’s day as well as other poetry from her new collection Travelers With No Ticket Home. This event is part of the 10th Annual San Francisco Writers Conference. Travelers With No Ticket Home will be published by Marsh Hawk Press on April 11, 2014, so this will be a sneak preview of Mary’s new poems. Mary will be reading with Peg Alford Pursell, Cedar Sigo, and Aya de Leon. There will be music by Michael Zapruder (Pink Thunder). This event is free and open to the public.  TIME:  8:00 pm. PLACE: California Room, Mark Hopkins Hotel, 999 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.  Hosted by bookbaby. MC Chris Robley. Come celebrate Valentine’s day with us!