Bob Kaufman’s Collected Poems: A Celebration After his 95th Birthday

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sepia-tone archival photo of Bob Kaufman reading poetry with several people behind him watching
Photo by A.D. Winans

To celebrate the recent publication of the “Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman” (City Lights Books) on what would be his 95th birthday, poets, artists and musicians share contributions by video. Free.


  • Bruce Ackley
  • Aurora Josephson
  • Hafez Modirzadeh
  • Francis Wong
  • David Boyce

Poets and other artists

  • Josiah Luis Adelberte
  • Will Alexander
  • Arlene Biala
  • James Cagney
  • MK Chavez
  • Neeli Cherkovski
  • Dewey Crumpler
  • Justin Desmangles
  • Duane Deterville
  • Tongo Eisen-Martin
  • Agneta Falk
  • C.S. Giscombe
  • Leticia Hernández-Linares
  • Jack Hirschman
  • Sarah Menefee
  • Alejandro Murguía
  • Jevohn Newsome
  • Barbara Jane Reyes and Kim Shuck
  • Tate Swindell with Jessica Loos, Niko Van Dyke and Michael Young
  • Sunnylyn Thibodeaux
  • A.D. Winans
  • more

More information about this event

Online (Zoom)
The Poetry Center, City Lights Books, The Green Arcade
The Poetry Center