Thank you to everyone who submitted work and attended the Poets 11 branch readings this summer! We received a fantastic array of poems from every district in San Francisco that reflects the City's diversity of language and culture.
Please see below for the list of 2016 selected poets.
Save the date for the final event: On Sunday, September 18th from 1 – 4 PM all 2016 selected poets will take the stand in the Koret Auditorium to read from their work. We’ll be debuting the Poets 11 Anthology at the event.
2016 POETS 11 ANTHOLOGY NOW ON SALE!The 2016 Poets 11 Anthology is a compilation of poems submitted by residents of San Francisco's 11 districts, selected and introduced by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library's Poet-in-Residence Jack Hirschman.
Purchase your copy today in our Readers Bookstores or online here! Proceeds from book sales support the San Francisco Public Library.
Lidija S. Canovic
#3: North Beach
Karen Melander Magoon
#5: Western Addition
#6: Mission Bay
#7: West Portal
#8: Glen Parl
Cea T. Hearth
#11: Ocean View