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National Poetry Month Celebration
Exhibition Opening and Readings

The Face of Poetry
Photographic Portraits by Margaretta K. Mitchell
Edited by Zack Rogow, Foreward by Robert Haas
Guest Poets: Chana Bloch, D. A. Powell, Zack Rogow, Robert Thomas

Margaretta Mitchell?s masterful, luminous portraits of poets featured in the Lunch Poems Reading Series at the UCB are paired with biographies and selected poems by editor Zack Rogow. The power of photography and the exuberance of language are celebrated with readings by Bay Area writers of diverse poetic styles.
Margaretta K. Mitchell is a Bay Area photographer whose work has appeared in numerous exhibitions and books. Her photographs are in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the New York Public Library, and the International Center of Photography, among others. Her books include Gift of Place (1969), To a Cabin (1973), Recollections: Ten Women of Photography (1979), and Ruth Bernhard: Between Art and Life (2000). Zack Rogow, poet, translator and coordinator of the Lunch Poems Reading Series, provides a general introduction and a brief biography of each poet. The foreword by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass puts the book in the context of the current poetry scene.

Members FREE ; Public $7 for Readings event on Thursday, April 27

Photography Exhibit: April 27 - August 31, 2006
Location: 4th floor Meeting Room
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Added by Pamela Troy on March 23, 2006

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