1408 Mission & E Streets
San Francisco, California

The Marin Poetry Center will present a special evening with poet and author Marvin Bell as part of its popular speaker series.

Marvin Bell's current books are Mars Being Red and 7 Poets, 4 Days, 1 Book--co-authored by poets from five countries. Forthcoming: Vertigo: The Living Dead Man Poems, from Copper Canyon Press; Whiteout, a collaboration with the photographer Nathan Lyons, from Lodima; and a children's picture book, from Candlewick Press, based on “A Primer About the Flag.” A song cycle, "The Animals," commissioned by the composer David Gompper, premiered in 2009. Long on the faculty of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and Iowa’s first Poet Laureate, he teaches now for the brief-residency MFA based in Oregon at Pacific University and lives in Iowa City and Port Townsend, Washington.

Official Website: http://www.marinpoetrycenter.org/welcome.php

Added by cmargaritafranco on January 7, 2011

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