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© Shane Eagleton

Saturday, October 3, 2010
Noon to 4:30 pm
Berkeley Civic Center Park

• Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival features a stellar line-up of poets and environmental writers, including poets Alison Hawthorne Deming, Brenda Hillman, David Meltzer, Robert Hass, and Al Young; Camille T. Dungy, poet and editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry; nature writer and O. Henry Award-winner Julia Whitty, Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean; Annie Leonard, The Book of Stuff; John Felstiner, Can Poetry Save the Earth? A Field Guide to Nature Poems; contributing poets from The Place That Inhabits Us: Poems of the San Francisco Bay Watershed; CPITS, River of Words, and Poetry Inside Out K-12 student poets; with Arthur Okamura’s “waterflow” banners, We Are Nature open reading, music by Barry Finnerty’s Jazz Roots Trio, River Village literary and environmental exhibits, environmental updates by Kirsten Miller from Ecocity Builders, presented by Poetry Flash in collaboration with the Ecology Center’s Berkeley Farmers’ Market and Ecocity Builders, held alongside the Farmers’ Market, Berkeley Civic Center Park, one block west from Berkeley BART, downtown Berkeley, free, noon-4:30

Poetry Flash: 510.525.5476

To read, sign up at the festival, to exhibit: 510.526.9105,

Exquisite details at Poetry Flash

Arthur Sze at Watershed 2009 | Photo © Steve Wilson/Poetry Flash


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