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Squaw Valley Community of Writers Benefit Poetry Reading - June 19, 2015
Setzer Auditorium at the Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA
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Squaw Valley Community of Writers Benefit Poetry Reading - June 19, 2015
On Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, J. Michael Martinez, Sharon Olds, and Evie Shockley will read their poetry in Setzer Auditorium of the Crocker Museum in Sacramento (216 O Street). This benefit reading will raise money for the Poetry Scholarship Fund at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers.

This year marks the event's 24th anniversary and its third year in Sacramento. All proceeds will benefit the Poetry Workshop Scholarship Fund, enabling talented writers to attend the week-long poetry writing workshop held each year in Squaw Valley, California. It is the goal of this program to support both established and emerging writers of talent who would benefit from working with their peers at the Poetry Week at Squaw Valley.

Books donated by the poets and their publishers will be available for purchase (cash, check, or credit card) before and after the reading. The poets will be available to sign books after the reading.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm, and seating is general admission. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is sponsored by the Squaw Valley Community of Writers.  The Crocker Art Museum is NOT an event sponsor, and thus will not be selling tickets to the event. Tickets are ONLY available online at Brown Paper Tickets and at the door.  


General Admission: $20 (advance) / $25 (door)
Student (must show student I.D. at door): $12 (advance) / $15 (door)

Group discounts are available. Please email for details.

Don't miss this chance to hear some of our nation's greatest poets read their work!

The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

PARKING: At this time of day (6:30 onward), there is plenty of free parking available near the museum. Additional parking is available in nearby parking garages, located a short walk from the Museum. Parking for visitors with disabilities can be found in the parking lots and at meters located on 2nd Street.

DIRECTIONS: For information on the venue's location and directions, visit

IMPORTANT!! The Crocker Museum will NOT be selling tickets to this event.

For more information about the poets visit the Community of Writers website:



Setzer Auditorium at the Crocker Art Museum (View)
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-5324
United States

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Arts > Literary

Minimum Age: 0
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Squaw Valley Community Of Writers
On BPT Since: Apr 04, 2006
Jen Siraganian


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Jun 19, 2015 3:52 PM
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Sacramento, CA United States
Jun 19, 2015 6:38 AM
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Walnut Creek, CA United States
Jun 18, 2015 10:48 PM
Jami X.
Walnut Creek, CA United States
Jun 18, 2015 10:48 PM
Kathleen M.
Carmichael, CA United States
Jun 18, 2015 9:28 PM
Christopher J.
Carmichael, CA United States
Jun 18, 2015 9:28 PM

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