An Evening With Beloved Poets
Nationally Known Poets return to Nevada City
Click on the author portraits to learn about these poets and their work. Or View as List
Kazim Ali • Mónica de la Torre • Robert Hass
Sharon Olds • Evie Shockley • Dean Young
This year we are pleased to welcome six extraordinary poets
including two Pulitzer-Prize winners and a 2018 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Nevada County Poet Laureate Molly Fisk will Emcee the Event.
Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00)
Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center
On Friday, June 22, 2018 acclaimed poets Kazim Ali, Mónica del la Torre, Robert Hass, Sharon Olds, Evie Shockley and Dean Young will read from their poetry in the Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City.
325 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959
This gathering of the tribe—all staff poets from this year’s Community of Writers’ Summer Poetry Workshop in Squaw Valley—will raise money for the Poetry Program’s financial aid and scholarships. Join us for a reading, signing, and reception with the poets. Books by the poets will be available for purchase before and after the reading.
For more information contact us.
General Admission: $25 advance/$30 at the door
Students: $12 advance/$15 at the door for students (with current student ID)
Premium Seats (first 2 rows): $45
Groups (10 or more purchased at the same time): $20/ticket
** Advance Ticket Sales end at 10:00 AM on June 22 **
If you would like to purchase tickets over the phone, call 530-470-8440
The Miner’s Foundry is located at325 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959. For location map and directions, please visit the Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center’s website.
The Foundry has a parking lot. If full there are several other lots in Nevada City as well as street parking.
Parking for visitors with disabilities can be found in the Foundry’s lot.
This venue is wheelchair accessible.
Thank you to our generous sponsors.
Many thanks to Chuck and Jo Baker for photographing last year’s event.
Become a Sponsor or Give to the Poetry Scholarship Fund
We are looking for volunteers! We need help with:
- Promoting the event during the months of April and May.
- Crowd-wrangling on the evening of June 22.
If you are interested in helping (and in a free ticket to the event), please contact us.