san francisco peace and hope

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Upcoming Events!

San Francisco Peace and Hope event at Sacred Grounds, 2095 Hayes Street, San Francisco. November 7th, 7:30pm.
Featured poets in the program include James Berkowitz, Marvin R. Hiemstra, Karen Elizabeth Huff and
David Walter Robinson. Host is Dan Brady. Elizabeth Hack, editor will give a short talk.

The newly released book, San Francisco Peace and Hope: Light the Sky will be receiving a Golden Seal award at the 25th annual Dancing Poetry Festival. The event will be held at the California Legion of Honor museum on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Florence Gould Theater from 12-4pm.

Join us at the San Francisco Peace and Hope 2018 Fest and book launch! The event will be happening on Sunday, July 1 from 1-3pm at Arise Gallery, 678 Portola Drive in San Francisco. Harp music by
Jack Pantaleo. Featured readings and presentations by poets and artists from the anthology: Natica Angilly,
Richard Angilly, Claire J. Baker, Lucille Lang Day, Elaine Drew, Karen Elizabeth Huff, Philip Lewenthal,
John Rowe, Deborah K. Tash,
Winnie Thompson and Nancy Wakeman. Kit Kennedy will be the emcee.
Welcome by Pastor Stacy Boorn. Founding Director and Editor Elizabeth Hack will give a short talk.

The San Francisco Peace and Hope 2017 Fest will be happening on Sunday, June 11th from 1-3pm at Anew Gallery located at 678 Portola Drive, San Francisco.

San Francisco Peace and Hope receives "Book of the week" from the California State Library. See review.

San Francisco Peace and Hope Feature, Sacred Grounds, 2095 Hayes Street, San Francisco.
Featured Poets: Lucille Lang Day, Marvin R. Hiemstra, Karen Elizabeth Huff and Evelyn Posamentier
Host: Dan Brady. Music by Myra Byrne. November 2nd.

Francisco Peace and Hope will be honored onstage at the Dancing Poetry Festival (noon-4pm) to celebrate the release of our new issue, Volume 5. Event will take place at the California Legion of Honor on September 17th at the Florence Gould Theater.

Good Grief with Cheryl Jones, Voice of America, Peace and Hope in Troubled Times, Elizabeth Hack interview

San Francisco Peace and Hope 2016 Fest, Sunday, April 24th, ANEW Gallery, San Francisco

San Franciso Peace and Hope 2015 inaugural book, recipient of Golden Seal Award, Artists Embassy. The release of the anthology, San Francisco Peace and Hope V will be celebrated at the upcoming Dancing Poetry Festival. Event will take place at the California Legion of Honor on Saturday, September 17th, 2016 from noon-4pm. International

San Francisco Peace and Hope 2015 Fest, Febuary 22nd, AWE Gallery, SFPH book release and reading

October 22nd, 2014, Anniversary reading, Sacred Grounds, 2095 Hayes Street, SF

Anniversary reading, October 2nd, 2013, Sacred Grounds, 2095 Hayes Street, SF

SF Peace and Hope Reading at AWE Gallery San Francisco, February 3rd
-Announcement at AlYoung.org

SF Peace and Hope, Anniversary reading, Sacred Grounds, June 2012

Al Young "Spring Bounces Back" SF Peace and Hope first anniversary photos 2012

View photos SF Peace and Hope inaugural event at Sacred Grounds, SF 2011

Youth poet laureate, Artist Embassy International, 2011


Al Young, Awe Gallery, SF Peace and Hope reading, February 2013


Erica Goss, poet laureate of Los Gatos, anniversary reading, October 2013


José Luis Gutiérrez, anniverary reading, Sacred Grounds, October 2013


Patrice Haan, AWE Gallery, October 2013