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Saturday | Apr., 2024

The Art of Haiku: Workshop with Maya Khosla

The Blue Brick Wall Creative Brew is hosting ‘Writing Our Way into Haiku’, a poetry workshop with wildlife biologist and writer, Maya Khosla.

04:00 PM  - 5:30 PM

The Blue Brick Wall, In Miramar, Panjim, Goa

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Sunday | Feb., 2024

12th Annual MoSt Poetry Festival with Maya Khosla

“Writing the Way Through Wild Spaces”

Workshop leader: Maya Khosla, Wildlife Biologist, Poet, Filmmaker

10:00 AM  - 2:00 PM

Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA

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Monday | Sept., 2023

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Sunday | Aug., 2023

Poetry Flash

An Evening of Poetry and Music, featuring Sonoma County Poet Laureate Elizabeth Herron (In the Cities of Sleep), Maya Khosla, Poet Laureate Emerita (All the Fires of Wind and Light) and Raphael Block, (The Dreams We Share), Cellist RutiCelli and Musician Paul Lamb

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 282 South High Street, Sebastopol

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Friday | Apr., 2023

ELEMENTAL: REIMAGINE WILDFIRE (84 minutes) 

A film by Trip Jennings and Balance Media, Executive Producer, Ralph Bloemer

Elemental is an outstanding film that deserves the widest possible viewing. In a visually stunning manner, it distills what we’ve learned about wildland fire over the decades and provides a road-map for badly needed changes that will benefit thousands of people, particularly in fire prone communities.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

California Film Center, San Rafael

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Friday | Apr., 2023

ELEMENTAL: REIMAGINE WILDFIRE (84 minutes) 

A film by Trip Jennings and Balance Media, Executive Producer, Ralph Bloemer

Elemental is an outstanding film that deserves the widest possible viewing. In a visually stunning manner, it distills what we’ve learned about wildland fire over the decades and provides a road-map for badly needed changes that will benefit thousands of people, particularly in fire prone communities.

ELEMENTAL: REIMAGINE WILDFIRE includes the voices of climate experts, Indigenous people and fire survivors, and asks us to reimagine our relationship with wildfire as we prepare for an increasingly hotter future. Former United States Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says of the documentary:

www.elementalfilm.com

7:00 PM

Reading Cinema in Rohnert Park

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Tuesday | Jan., 2023

And Still They Rise: Life in Post-Fire Forests

Join wildlife biologist, writer, and filmmaker, Maya Khosla, for a journey into the world of recently burned forests. Learn about how various wildlife species utilize these unique habitats, based on Maya’s thousands of hours out in the field tracking and monitoring animals in burned forests.

6:30 PM

Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Public Library

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Thursday | Feb., 2022

San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

 

The Birdy Hour Speaker Series is a series of virtual talks and discussions to foster appreciation for birds and nature, increase understanding of the scientific process, share conservation efforts, and inspire the public to help birds. 

Where is the Wild After Wildfire? by Maya Khosla

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Tuesday | Jan., 2022

"Lookout: Envisioning Futures with Wildfire," a series hosted by the Spring Creek Project and the Environmental Arts and Humanities Initiative at Oregon State University (OSU). The talk was co-sponsored by OSU's Center for the Humanities, OSU's Sustainability Office, OSU's Arts and Education Complex, OSU’s School of Writing, Literature, and Film, and Terrain.org. The talk is followed by a Q&A, moderated by Spring Creek Project Program Manager Carly Lettero.

Maya R. Khosla presents "The Wild After Wildfire"

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Saturday | Apr., 2020

California Fire & Water, A Climate Crisis Anthology 

Featured Readers: Henri Bensussen, Jodi Hottel, Angelique Lopez
(student of poet-teacher Kendra Tenacea), Denise Low,  Jude O'Nym,

students of Margo Perin, Markus Wright (student of poet-teacher Phyllis Meshulam), and Maya Khosla 

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Central Santa Rosa Library, 211 E St, Santa Rosa

Free and Open to the Public

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Sunday | Mar., 2020

Susan Lamont of 100 Thousand Poets for Change and

Sonoma County Poet Laureate Maya Khosla

invite you to read at

Time for a Change:

Community Oversight of Our Local Law Enforcement

Sponsored by 100 Thousand Poets For Change Sonoma County

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County

467 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa

Free and Open to the Public

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Saturday | Jan., 2020

Jodi Hottel and Sonoma Poets Reading

Launching Out of the Ashes by Jodi Hottel

Windsor Public Library

Free and Open to the Public

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Saturday | Jan., 2020

Poets Laureate Emeriti Dana Gioia, Iris Jamahl

Dunkle, Terry Ehret, and Poets Out Loud (POL)

Student Winners Zoya Ahmed and Hannah Minton.

Sonoma Valley Public Library

Free and Open to the Public

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Saturday | Nov., 2019

LOBA Series Poetry Reading

Maya Khosla and Ukiah Poets

Ukiah Public Library

 

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Sunday |  Nov., 2019

Petalum Rising from the Ashes Poetry Reading: Sonoma Poets

 

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Sunday |  Sept., 2019

Petaluma Poetry Walk, Petaluma

 

All Day

Free and Open to the Public

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Saturday |  Sept., 2019

Pepperwood Preserve Forrest Gander,

Gregory Mahrer and Kathleen Winter 

 

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Friday |  July, 2019

Napa Valley College

Fire Ecologist Dr. Chad Hanson and Maya  Khosla

 

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Friday |  June, 2019

Tea List, Davis, Off-Site Poetry Reading

 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Sunday |  June, 2019

Poetry Reading, Sitting Room Community Library 

 

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Saturday |  May, 2019

Poetry Reading, Corrine Haverinen Studio

 

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public

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Sunday   |  May, 2019

afternoon walk through Glen Oaks Ranch

 

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Maya will be leading a walk exploring the land and responding to it with writing. Parts of Glen Oaks that burned during the 2017 fires are making a comeback.

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Sunday   |  Apr, 2019

Celebrate poetry month with a reading event featuring Sonoma poets.

 

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Free and open to the public. 

 

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Tuesday   |  Mar, 2019

Rohnert Park Public Library

 

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Rohnert Park Public Library Teens Writing Workshop 

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Saturday   |  Feb, 2019

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Poet Laureate of Sonoma County Maya Khosla will be leading a visit to Annadel State Park 

 

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

 

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Sunday   |  Nov, 2018

Poetry for a Changing Landscape, Fairfield Osborn Preserve

 

1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Osborn Preserve, Penngrove, Sonoma County 

 

For reservations, please Click here

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Fairfield-Osborn Preserve walk was on cancelled Sunday November 11 due to air quality conditions, and will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018

Thursday   |  Nov, 2018

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Tea and poetry: an informal gathering at the Sitting Room

 

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Sitting Room, 2025 Curtis Dr, Penngrove, CA 94951, USA

 

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