July 26-29, 2012


Add Another Stamp to Your Poetry Passport at the 2012 San Francisco International Poetry Festival!

Featuring free and open-to-the-public poetry and music throughout the City, including a street party in North Beach, youth events, book signings, translation workshops and more, the festival is the third of its kind.

The landmark event brings talented poets from all around the world to read together with the leaders of San Francisco’s own highly regarded literary community.

The truly international group of poets, from countries including Colombia, Turkey, Germany, Equador and Italy, represent a wide spectrum in the world of poetry, from recognized masters to emerging new talents, who are redefining the art in evolving times.