Celebrating over 30 years as an arts organization.


The Center hosts readings, workshops, lectures, and publishes a variety of poetry publications. SPC is located in the R25 Arts Complex located on the corner of R & 25th Streets in midtown Sacramento.



Sacramento Poetry Center memberships support a variety of local poetry programs, publications, readings, and events. Members receive a free subscription to Tule Review and Poetry Now. Please send your check for $30 or more to SPC, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95816. Fixed incomes are $15.


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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Jose Montoya and Luis Rodriguez at Sutter Cancer Center

Chicano Poetry: Jose Montoya and Luis Rodriguez
Friday, May 19, 2006
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Sutter Cancer Center—Buhler Building
2800 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Cost: Free

Jose Montoya, former Sacramento Poet Laureate and co-founder of the Royal Chicano Air Force, inspired Luis Rodriguez in the 1970s. Writing led Rodriguez out of the barrio and a life headed toward crime to become the best-selling author of books like Always Running. Montoya and Rodriguez, although generations apart, continue to set the standard for using poetry as a tool of Chicano history and education for young people. This is the first time these two authors have appeared together. Please join us for this historic event.Sutterwriters

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