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Agitprop Reading Series: Brian Blanchfield & Mark Wallace on Saturday Dec. 7th

Agitprop Reading Series: Brian Blanchfield & Mark Wallace on Saturday Dec. 7th

Dear Friends, We invite you to the fourth reading of our 6th season of the Agitprop Reading Series on Saturday, December 7th with two exciting readers: Brian Blanchfield and, our hometown hero, Mark Wallace. Brian Blanchfield is the author of Not Even Then (University of California Press) and The History of Ideas, 1973-2012 (chapbook, Spork...
Reading Series Events: Jessica Piazza & Andrew Wessels, Sat. Nov. 2nd

Reading Series Events: Jessica Piazza & Andrew Wessels, Sat. Nov. 2nd

Dear Friends, We invite you to the third reading of our 6th season of the Agitprop Reading Series on Saturday, November 2nd with two exciting readers: Jessica Piazza & Andrew Wessels. Jessica Piazza has seen some things. Terrible, terrible things. Her first poetry collection “Interrobang” was recently released by Red Hen Press and her chapbook...
Agitprop Reading Series: Jared Stanley & Emily Motzkus, Saturday, October 5th

Agitprop Reading Series: Jared Stanley & Emily Motzkus, Saturday, October 5th

Dear Friends, We invite you to the second reading of our 6th season of the Agitprop Reading Series on Saturday, October 5th with two exciting readers: Jared Stanley and Emily Jayne Motzkus Jared Stanley is the author of two books of poetry, The Weeds and Book Made of Forest, as well as four chapbooks, including How the Desert...
Agitprop Reading Series: Louise Mathias & Brett Zehner, Saturday, Sept. 7th

Agitprop Reading Series: Louise Mathias & Brett Zehner, Saturday, Sept. 7th

Dear Friends, Now that summer is officially over and all that white denim is being put away, we’re ready to kickstart our 6th–yes, it really has been six years–season of the Agitprop Reading Series this coming Saturday, September 7th with two exciting readers: Louise Mathias & Brett Zehner. Louise Mathias was born in Bedford, England...
Agitprop Reading Series: Joe Hall & Carrie Lorig, Sat. June 1st

Agitprop Reading Series: Joe Hall & Carrie Lorig, Sat. June 1st

Dear Friends, We hope you can join us for the first reading in our NEW space in Barrio Logan. Joe Hall was born in the woods and is devoted to Cheryl. His three books are Pigafetta Is My Wife (Black Ocean 2010), The Devotional Poems (Black Ocean 2013), and, in collaboration with Chad Hardy, The...
Reading Series: Joseph Mosconi & Ara Shirinyan, Saturday, May 4th

Reading Series: Joseph Mosconi & Ara Shirinyan, Saturday, May 4th

Dear Friends, Now that national poetry month is nearly over, we’re ready to have our next event on Saturday, May 4 at 7pm featuring LA-based literary artists Joseph Mosconi and Ara Shirinyan. This reading will be bittersweet—This isn’t the last Agitprop reading, but it is the last reading we’ll have in our current space. So...
CAConrad & Lester Robles O'Connor, Sat. March 2nd

CAConrad & Lester Robles O’Connor, Sat. March 2nd

Dear Friends, We are thrilled about our upcoming reading on Saturday, March 2nd at 7pm and hope you can join us for an evening of wit, insight tenderness and somatic-fabulousness with CAConrad and Lester Robles O’Connor. Lester O’Connor writes in several genres, and also makes video work and street propaganda. He co-edited the pacific REVIEW...
Feb. 2, 2013  7pm: Alt Lit Cityscapes With Ana Carrete & Aurelio Meza

Feb. 2, 2013 7pm: Alt Lit Cityscapes With Ana Carrete & Aurelio Meza

Agitprop Reading Series: Alt Lit Cityscapes With Ana Carrete & Aurelio Meza February 2, 2013 at 7pm Dear Friends, We hope you can join us this Saturday, February 2, 7pm for the first reading in what promises to be an outstanding Spring reading series. This month, we’re hosting two writers recently featured in Jacob Steinberg’s...
Poets Sophie Sills and Frank Montesonti at Agitprop Sat. Dec. 1st 7pm

Poets Sophie Sills and Frank Montesonti at Agitprop Sat. Dec. 1st 7pm

This month, we’re thrilled to host poet and editor Sophie Sills in her debut reading at Agitprop. We’ll also welcome back former San Diegan Frank Montesonti to celebrate the publication of his first book, Blight, Blight, Blight, Ray of Hope and his soon-to-be-released second book, Hope Tree. Sophie Sills’ collection of poetry, Elemental Perceptions: A...
Genevieve Kaplan and Joseph Harrington Read on 11/3, 7pm

Genevieve Kaplan and Joseph Harrington Read on 11/3, 7pm

Dear Friends, We hope you can join us this Saturday, November 3 at 7pm for a reading by poets Genevieve Kaplan and Joseph Harrington at Agitprop. Before and after the reading, you can check out some of the events hosted that same day by the There Goes the Neighborhood collaborative in conjunction with the Living...
Poets Alli Warren & Brandon Brown Read on 10/6, 7pm

Poets Alli Warren & Brandon Brown Read on 10/6, 7pm

We are thrilled to be hosting Bay Area poets Alli Warren and Brandon Brown at our first Agitprop reading of the season on Saturday, October 6 at 7pm. Alli Warren is the author of Grindin (Lew Gallery), Acting Out (Editions Louis Wain), Well-Meaning White Girl (Mitzvah Chaps), and Cousins (Lame House Press). With Michael Nicoloff,...
SDMA Summer Salon Series: Allison Cobb, Friday, August 17th

SDMA Summer Salon Series: Allison Cobb, Friday, August 17th

Dear Friends, We hope you can join us for a reading by Allison Cobb in the Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, Friday, August 17 at 7:30 pm. Museum admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students with college ID, and open to the public. In conjunction with Agitprop, the Agitprop...
SDMA Summer Salon Series: Omar Pimienta & John Pluecker, Friday, July, 20th

SDMA Summer Salon Series: Omar Pimienta & John Pluecker, Friday, July, 20th

Dear Friends, We hope you can join us for a reading by Omar Pimienta and John Pluecker  in the Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, Friday, July 20 at 8pm. Museum admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students with college ID, and open to the public. In conjunction with Agitprop,...
SDMA Summer Salon Series: Sesshu Foster, Friday, June 29th

SDMA Summer Salon Series: Sesshu Foster, Friday, June 29th

Dear Friends, We hope you can join us for a reading by Sesshu Foster in the Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, Friday, June 29 at 7pm in Gallery 18. Museum admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students with college ID, and open to the public. In conjunction with Agitprop,...
6/2/12 Literary Art: Presenting Zyzzyva Magazine & Daniel Alarcón's Radio Ambulante, with John Gibler, Daniel Alarcón & Cristina Rivera Garza

6/2/12 Literary Art: Presenting Zyzzyva Magazine & Daniel Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante, with John Gibler, Daniel Alarcón & Cristina Rivera Garza

We hope you can join us this Saturday, June 2 at 8pm (an hour later than our usual time) to celebrate the new issue of Zyzzyva Magazine and Daniel Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante with presentations and readings by John Gibler, Daniel Alarcón and Cristina Rivera Garza. This reading takes place in conjunction with There Goes the Neighborhood,...