SFCC will host local 100 Thousand Poets for Change event from 1 to 3 p.m. September 28
Poets will read by Ethyl the Whale sculpture, public invited to free event on campus
SANTA FE, NM – Santa Fe Community College will host a Santa Fe 100 Thousand Poets for Change event from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 28 outdoors by the Ethyl the Whale sculpture on the college campus, 6401 Richards Ave.(Just across from La Familia clinic on campus) Michael Rothenberg organizes the international event. In Santa Fe, poet Miriam Sagan (former director of the creative writing program at SFCC) and Santa Fe Poet Laureate Elizabeth Jacobsen are organizing the Santa Fe event.
More than 25 poets will participate. Each poet will read one poem that speaks to peace, justice, sustainability – social, environmental and political change. Readers include Jacobson, Joan Logghe, Tom Ireland, Beyzad Dayeny, Jamie Figueroa, John Macker, Barbara Rockman, Serena Rodriguez, Barbara Robidoux, Mary McGinnis, Shuli Lamden and many others. The readers include community poets, as well as staff, faculty, students, alumni and friends of SFCC.