Please join us for this special celebration of the life and work of Kathleen Fraser on the occasion of her 80th Birthday
Sunday March 22nd
CCA Writers Studio
195 De Haro, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, doors open at 5pm/event begins at 5:30
($5 low income; free to SFSU students, Poetry Center & SPT members)
co-sponsored by The Poetry Center and Small Press Traffic
Please join us for a group reading and celebration of Kathleen Fraser, which will be followed by a reception.
Featured guests will include: Lauren Shufran, Frances Richard, Brian Teare, Latasha Diggs, Beverly Dahlen, Linda Russo, Eléna Rivera, Robin Tremblay-McGaw, Brenda Hillman, Jeanne Heuving, John Sakkis, and Norma Cole and a short reading by Kathleen Fraser herself.
Join Small Press Traffic and The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University for our celebration of the life and work of Kathleen Fraser.
Kathleen Fraser has published more than 15 books, including mixed-genre collections, a chapbook of collaged wall pieces, and an essay collection. Her published works include What I Want (1973), New Shoes (1978), Each Next: narratives (1980), Notes Preceding Trust (1987), when new time folds up (1993), Wing (1995), il cuore : the heart—Selected Poems 1970–1995 (1997), Discrete Categories Forced into Coupling (2004), and movable TYYPE (2011). She is the founder of the American Poetry Archives, which she created while she was directing the Poetry Center, in the early 1970s, and teaching at San Francisco State University from 1972 to 1992. From 1983 to 1991 she published and edited the journal HOW(ever), which focused on innovative writing by women. She lives in San Francisco and spends each spring in Rome.