The Birth of a Poet: William Everson Centennial - Sept. 21, 7-9 Berkeley City College
Celebrate William Everson/Brother Antoninus: a major figure of the San Francisco Literary Renaissance, precursor to the Beats, shamanistic poet of the California landscape, renowned hand-press printer, prophet of erotic earth-based spirituality, and herald of the environmental revolution.
Sept. 21, 2012; 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Berkeley City College Auditorium
2050 Center Street
(near Downtown Berkeley BART station)
Presentations: Matthew Fox
& Steven Herrmann
Poetry: Lorna Dee Cervantes,
Janet DeBar, David Fetcho, Rafael
Jesús González, Mary Norbert
Korte & Jim Powell
Music: Gerardo Omar Marín
MC: Clifton Ross
Free and open to the public, donations welcomed.
“...Everson/Antoninus is the most important religious poet of the second half of the [twentieth] century.”
—Dr. Albert Gelpi, Stanford University
Sponsored by Tenderloin Reflection and Education Center (TREC) Freedom Voices, www.freedomvoices.org
For more information: Clifton Ross, firstname.lastname@example.org, 510-375-5404
Illustration by Diego Rios. Labor donated. This event is wheelchair accessible.