Poets' Circle

The next Poets' Circle will be on April 6th from 5-7pm. 

 Open Mic to follow the featured speaker(s).

Featured Speakers

Adela Najarro

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Adela Najarro

Adela Najarro is the author of four poetry collections: Split Geography, Twice Told Over, My Childrens, and Volcanic Interruptions, a chapbook that includes Janet Trenchard’s artwork. Adela Najarro’s extended family left Nicaragua and arrived in San Francisco during the 1940s; after the fall of the Somoza regime, the last of the family settled in the Los Angeles area. She teaches at Cabrillo College and is the English instructor for the Puente Project, a program designed to support Latinidad in all its aspects while preparing community college students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. More information about Adela can be found at her website.

Olga Rosales Salinas

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Olga Rosales Salinas

Olga Rosales Salinas writes poetry, short stories and essays. She is a columnist and writer for the lifestyle and wellness site, “Jumble & Flow” and is the Managing Editor for “San Francisco Bay Area Moms.” Her debut collection of poetry and prose, La Llorona, was published by Birch Bench Press in 2021. With her sisters, Olga runs a non-profit, The Rosales Sister’s Scholarship to benefit first-generation and immigrant students of the Central Coast of California.

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Magdalena Montagne

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Magdalena Montagne

Magdalena Montagne is a poet and teacher. A long-time facilitator of Community Poetry Circles, her new book, Earth My Witness, was published in October by Finishing Line Press. Magdalena has been hosting Poets’ Circle for several years.