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You are warmly invited to join us in celebrating National Poetry Month at the Montclair Branch Library.

Group reading with poets Mary Mackey, Grace Marie Grafton, Stewart Florsheim, Ralph Dranow, Grace Morizawa, Sheryl J. Bize-Boutte, and me!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 ~ 6 to 8 pm.
1687 Mountain Blvd., Oakland CA


Celebrating National Poetry Month at the Montclair Branch Library
Group reading with poets Grace Marie Grafton, Alison Luterman, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Ralph Dranow, Robert Thomas, and Katayoon Zandvakili
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 ~ 6 to 8 p.m.
1687 Mountain Blvd, Montclair, CA
Please join us if you are in the area!


AWP Reading in Boston, Mass. with Roger Sedarat, Kaveh Bassiri, et. al.

Event: Reduced to I: Israeli and Iranian Poets
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Location: Room 108, Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115


Poetry Reading with Fred Longworth at Moonday East

Sunday June 17, 2012 at 2 p.m.

Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Blvd., La CaƱada Flintridge CA 91011
For more information, please call (818) 790-0717


Art Opening and Reading ~

Friday May 6, 2011
at Beyond Baroque
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
Ph: 310-822-3006

Art opening at 7 pm
Reading at 8 pm with the poets Mehnaz Turner, Ara Shirinyan, Armine Iknadossian, and Gaspar Orozco

Recent Presentations

The Eighth Annual Party to Benefit the Saint Mary's College M.F.A. Scholarship Fund
An Evening of Wine & Hors D'Oeuvres with Readings by
Peter Coyote, Yiyun Li, Jane Vandenburgh, Matthew Zapruder & Katayoon Zandvakili

Saturday March 6, 2010
5 to 8 pm
The Dolby Chadwick Gallery
210 Post St, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 956-3560

Saturday, December 12, 2009, 2 - 4 p.m.
Free admission
San Francisco Public Library
Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)

Reading with Iranian American Writers Association members Anita Amirrezvani, Parissa Ebrahimzadeh, Esther Kamkar, Ari Siletz, Anahid Hojjati, Tissa Hami, Zara Houshmand, and Angella Nazarian

For more information, please go to:

*Narrative Magazine at Babylon Salon
A reading and performance series hosted by Timothy Crandle, Lindsay Tam Holland,
Maury Zeff, Laurie Doyle, and Narrative Assistant Editor Timothy Rien.

Readings by Josh Bazell, Ellen Sussman, Sonja Valez, Zach Wyner & Narrative Assistant Editor Katayoon Zandvakili

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Doors open at 7:00 pm and reading starts at 7:30 pm
The Cantina, 580 Sutter Street, San Francisco
For directions:

Shab-e She'r Persian Poetry Night Reading
at the Bowery Poetry Club, New York City
Wednesday May 20, 2009 at 6 p.m.
308 Bowery (between Houston & Bleecker), 308 Bowery