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Victor Martinez: “I am an American writer” February 26, 2011: Mission Loc@l remembers poet and National Book Award-winning novelist Victor Martinez who passed away earlier this week. Born in Fresno, California, Martinez would prove influential and respected enough among his 11 other siblings to secure his own room to write, yet he told the San Francisco Chronicle in 1996 that the most his high school [...] by

Culture Anonymous? San Francisco poet revisits his first 90 days February 23, 2011: SF Weekly profiles Charles Kruger, who last year made a formal decision to take the Bay Area literary world by storm. You've probably heard that phrase a lot, but in this case it's true: Kruger called his project, in which he attended 90 cultural events in 90 days, Storming Bohemia. Confronted with the loss of his job as a high school English [...] by

Composer John Adams: “The text generates the musical ideas” December 6, 2010: SFist interviews the Bay Area composer John Adams on the San Francisco Symphony's performance of his oratorio El Niño ten years after its debut with Peter Sellars directing. The present staging, directed by Kevin Newbury, is stripped down and doesn't contain the videos or dancers of a Sellars production, but the Latin American poetry and texts [...] by

San Francisco Poet Al Robles (1930-2009) August 16, 2009: Hello all, this is my first post to the Harriet blog, so let me very briefly introduce myself. I'm Barbara Jane Reyes, and I blog regularly at Poeta y Diwata. I am also a contributing blogger for Hyphen magazine, where I feature Asian/Pacific Islander American authors published by small presses. I'm an Oakland-based poet, and a long time San [...] by