Big Day of Giving Online Fundraiser May 4th 

Donate to SPC and support the literary arts. Log on here for more information:


Donate if you like, come to the party!  May 4th, 5:30 p.m.

Big Dog 2017 party


May 2017 at Sacramento Poetry Center EVENTS:
All events at SPC, 1719 25th St between Q and R, unless otherwise noted. 
All events are subject to change.

Monday, May 1st, 7:30pm
Michael Ellis and Barbara West
Host: Wendy Williams

Wednesday, May 3rd, 6:00pm
Mosaic of Voices
Featuring: Arturo Mantecon, Penny Kline and Yuyutsu Sharma
Host: Nancy Aidé Gonzalez

AVID Reader Broadway
1600 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818

Thursday, May 4th, 5:30-8:30pm

Monday, May 8th, 7:30pm
Lisa Dominguez Abraham, Emmanuel Sigauke & CRC Creative Writing Students
Host: Emmanuel Sigauke

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
Second Saturday Art Reception for Mental Health Awareness Month
Host: Bethanie Humphreys

Monday, May 15th, 7:30pm
Joey Garcia and Alice Anderson
Host: Penny Kline

Monday, May 22nd, 7:30pm
Amanda Nadelberg and Claudia La Rocco
Host: Tim Kahl

Calls for Submissions for the Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest:

contest flyer

Call for submissions for SPC’s first biannual poetry contest:


With support of RT Metro, and help from 916 INK, Mary Zeppa, Laura Martin, and Angela Tannehill are continuing to put poetry into Sacramento buses! Based on similar programs in New York and Chicago, our program, Poets on Board, features local youth poets and local artists.