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past Events


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


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


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


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


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


Sunday |  Nov., 2019

Petalum Rising from the Ashes Poetry Reading: Sonoma Poets


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public


Sunday |  Sept., 2019

Petaluma Poetry Walk, Petaluma


All Day

Free and Open to the Public


Saturday |  Sept., 2019

Pepperwood Preserve Forrest Gander,

Gregory Mahrer and Kathleen Winter 


4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public


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


Friday |  June, 2019

Tea List, Davis, Off-Site Poetry Reading


5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public


Sunday |  June, 2019

Poetry Reading, Sitting Room Community Library 


2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public


Saturday |  May, 2019

Poetry Reading, Corrine Haverinen Studio


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public


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


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 


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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


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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