Closing the Distance: Sheltering in Technolog[ies]
In honor of National Poetry Month, San José State University’s Poets and Writers Coalition will host the 2021 Legacy of Poetry Festival: “Closing the Distance—Sheltering in Technolog[ies],” online from April 15 - 23. We hope you'll be able to join us at one of these events!
Special Thank You to President Mary Papazian, who featured Legacy of Poetry 2021 in her President's Blog. Please take a listen and make sure to catch President Papazian read as part of our festival!
Performance Poetry Video Contest
Though our Legacy of Poetry live programming may be over, we still have one more event for you to enjoy! The Poets and Writers Coalition, teaming up with Poetry Center San José, is hosting a Performance Poetry Video Contest!
- 1st Place: Ume Ali
- 2nd Place: Emilio Gallegos
- 3rd Place: Ben Soriano
Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all who submitted!
Video Contest Full Playlist
Performance Poetry and Video Production Workshop
Poets in Conversation: Ellen Bass and Toi Derricotte
Highlighting the Legacy: SJSU Poetry from The Archive
SJSU Faculty, Staff and Alumni Reading
Reed Magazine Reading
Poetry Center San José / Map Project (2a & 2b)
Neomi Press Masterclass