Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival – Celebrate Writers, Nature & Community Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival is a collaboration of Robert Hass, Poetry Flash, Ecology Center/Berkeley Farmers’ Market, and Ecocity Builders. Come listen to an array of poets and thinkers sharing work relevant to this year’s festival theme: “Stand up for the Earth.” I’ll be sharing the stage with an array of celebrated poets: ROBERT HASS, US Poet Laureate 1995-97, Pulitzer Prize-winner JANE HIRSHFIELD, Northern California Book Award and California Book Award-winning poet and essayist ALISON HAWTHORNE DEMING, 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, poet and author JOHN SHOPTAW, Northern California Book Award in Poetry 2016 JULIANA SPAHR, National Poetry Series Award-winner PIREENI SUNDARALINGAM, poet/cognitive-neuroscientist Thank you to Poetry Flash for inviting me to share a few songs at this …

Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival – Celebrate Writers, Nature & Community
Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival is a collaboration of Robert Hass, Poetry Flash, Ecology Center/Berkeley Farmers’ Market, and Ecocity Builders.

Come listen to an array of poets and thinkers sharing work relevant to this year’s festival theme: “Stand up for the Earth.”
I’ll be sharing the stage with an array of celebrated poets:
ROBERT HASS, US Poet Laureate 1995-97, Pulitzer Prize-winner
JANE HIRSHFIELD, Northern California Book Award and California Book Award-winning poet and essayist
ALISON HAWTHORNE DEMING, 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, poet and author
JOHN SHOPTAW, Northern California Book Award in Poetry 2016
JULIANA SPAHR, National Poetry Series Award-winner
PIREENI SUNDARALINGAM, poet/cognitive-neuroscientist

Thank you to Poetry Flash for inviting me to share a few songs at this truly wonderful festival.