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Yessika Salgado reading in the SJ Poetry Slam at San José Poetry Festival 2018

Poetry Center San José presents
the 2019 San José Poetry Festival

The fifth annual San José Poetry Festival will celebrate our community's diverse ethnic and cultural heritage with a wide range of topics and literary styles reflected in performances and workshops.

readings, performances, and workshops:
September 5 through 10, 2019

in SoFA and downtown San José

to come!

The diverse voices of local and California poets, along with:
Small Press Fair, Booksignings, Poetry Across Cultures, Spoken Word Performances, Poetry Workshop Day, and much, much more!

San José Poetry Festival 2019 is presented by Poetry Center San José and is sponsored in part by: Festival and Cultural Affairs grants from the City of San José; a grant from Silicon Valley Creates, in partnership with the County of Santa Clara and the California Arts Council; and more sponsors to be announced.