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Poetry you can actually read.

Love and affection for Berkeley poet and dearest friend Julia Vinograd (Dec. 11, 1943 to Dec. 5, 2018). We are grateful for how she touched our lives.

Thursday, Feb. 14, The Octopus Literary Salon (2101 Webster St #170, Oakland, CA 94612) 7:00 p.m. Babar in Exile features íViva Babar! with Las Vegas-based Zeitgeist poets Bruce Isaacson, Syd Stewart, James Norman, and Heather Lang Cassera.

Saturday, Feb. 16 at Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in downtown SF, the San Francisco Writers Conference Poetry Track, featuring Richard Loranger with Bruce Isaacson, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., see https://sfwriters.org/poetry-summit/ for registration. There is also an Open Reading backed by jazz accompaniment, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. which is free and open to the public.

Monday, Feb. 18, Poetry Express feature by Jan Steckel, for her new book Like Flesh Covers Bone, 7:00 p.m. at Himalayan Flavors (1585 University Ave, Berkeley).

[Many more upcoming events]


"One Bare Foot"
by Charlene Stegman Moskal
Between the Cracks - Julia Vinograd
"Between the Cracks"
by Julia Vinograd

"Like Flesh Covers Bone"
by Jan Steckel

"All the Broken Fire Escapes to Heaven in One Room"
by James Norman

by Bruce Isaacson

"I was the girl with the moon-shaped face"
by Heather Lang Cassera

"You, Of Course"
by David P. Gollub
Detours - Julia Vinograd
by Julia Vinograd

"Lost City"
by Bruce Isaacson

by Jack Micheline
Hardbound and Softbound versions available. 
Exciting new 280 page anthology of
Clark County Poets and Writers

"Westering Angels"
by Elliot Schain
Tenderloin Rose - All the Thorns - Kathleen Wood
"Tenderloin Rose - All the Thorns"
by Kathleen Wood

"The Last Lie"
by Bruce Isaacson
"Toxic Vaudeville"
"Toxic Vaudeville"
by Vampyre Mike Kassel
Ajax Press

"A Page and a Pen"
by Rodney Lee
Joie in Chaps - Joie Cook
"Joie in Chaps"
by Joie Cook

"Sudden Windows"
by Richard Loranger

I Want a New Gun"
by David Lerner

"The Last Five Miles to Grace"
by David Lerner
Evil Spirits and their Secretaries by David West
"Evil Spirits and their Secretaries"
by David West
The Horizontal Poet - Jan Steckel
"The Horizontal Poet"
by Jan Steckel
Congratulations Jan Steckel!! Winner of a 2012 Lambda Literary Award !!
The Laziest Secretary Jennifer Blowdryer
The Laziest Secretary
by Jennifer Blowdryer
A Boy's Guide to Arson Jarret Keene
"A Boy's Guide to Arson"
by Jarret Keene
Testimony - Maura OConnor
by Maura O'Connor

"Uncommon Knowledge"
by Whitman McGowan

"Faster Than the Speed of Hope"
by Donna M. Lane

"Pirate Lerner"
Audio CD
Watch For tracks from the Pirate Lerner CD on iTunes, Amazon, and other sites.
Habitat - Joie Cook
by Joie Cook
"Dumbstruck at the Lights in the Sky"
"Dumbstruck at the Lights in the Sky"
by Bruce Isaacson

by Julia Vinograd
Buttering the Wind - Julia Vinograd
"Buttering the Wind"
by Julia Vinograd
She is Fighting - Joie Cook
"She is Fighting"
by Joie Cook

"...and the whole time I was quite happy"
by Marc Pietrzykowski

"Handle With Care"
by Julia Vinograd

"The Dead Artist Talks Back"
by Vampyre Mike Kassel
NEW! Order Now!

"Look What The Cat Dragged In Again"
Audio CD
by Whitman McGowan
Cannibal Casserole
"Cannibal Casserole New & Selected Poems 1996-2006"
by Julia Vinograd
Bruce Isaacson - Ghosts Among the Neon
"Ghosts Among The Neon"
by Bruce Isaacson
Detours - Julia Vinograd
"Babylon Graffiti"
by Syd Stewart



"Like Flesh Covers Bone", by Jan Steckel
  "Between the Cracks", by Julia Vinograd
"I was the girl with the moon-shaped face",
by Heather Lang Cassera
"Prayers", by Bruce Isaacson
"All the Broken Fire Escapes to Heaven in One Roomi", by James Norman
"One Bare Foot", by Charlene Stegman Moskal
"Lost City", by Bruce Isaacson
"Babylon Graffiti", by Syd Stewart
"Detours", by Julia Vinograd
280 page anthology of Clark County Poets and Writers
"The Last Lie", by Bruce Isaacson
"A Page and a Pen", by Rodney Lee
"Cockymoon", by Jack Micheline
"Sudden Windows", by Richard Loranger
"Tango", by Bruce Isaacson
  Uncommon Knowledge by Whitman McGowan
"Frayed", by Bruce Isaacson.
"Handle With Care", by Julia Vinograd
Tenderloin Rose, by Kathleen Wood
"Westering Angels", by Elliot Schain
"Habitat", by Joie Cook
"Cannibal Cafe", by Julia Vinograd
"Buttering the Wind", by Julia Vinograd
"Evil Spirits and their Secretaries", by David West.
"Testimony", by Maura O'Connor.
"Book of Rebellions", by Bruce Isaacson.
"Buttering the Wind", by Julia Vinograd
"Look What The Cat Dragged In Again", by Whitman McGowan

"The Horizontal Poet", by Jan Steckel
"Meet Your Monster", Anthology
"Falling Sky", by Julia Vinograd
"You, Of Course", by David P. Gollub
"Faster Than the Speed of Hope", by Donna M. Lane
"What You Remember of Life", by Bruce Isaacson
"The Dead Artist Talks Back", by Vampyre Mike Kassel
"Toxic Vaudeville", by Vampyre Mike Kassel
"Panic", by Julia Vinograd
"A Boy's Guide to Arson", by Jarret Keene
"The Laziest Secretary", by Jennifer Blowdryer

"Dumbstruck at the Lights in the Sky", by Bruce Isaacson.
"whose really blues", by q. r. hand jr..
"Virgin Eyes" by MK Chavez
"In the Seasons of My Eye" by Marty Matz
"I Want a New Gun" by David Lerner
"Love Poems for the Wicked" by Brian Morrisey
"New Eli Coppola Audio CD of a 1988 Live Eli Featured Reading", Eli Coppola
The Bruised Angels' Almanac, Writer Susan Birkeland
The Underwater Hospital, Writer Jan Steckel.
Pirate Lerner, Audio CD David Lerner.
The Last Five Miles to Grace, New & Selected Poems of David Lerner.
Ghosts Among the Neon, by Bruce Isaacson.
Undercover, by Harry Fagel.
"Some Angels Wear Black" by Eli Coppola
"She is Fighting", by Joie Cook



Zeitgeist-Press publishes direct, hard-hitting,
spoken word poetry from real life!

So far, Zeitgeist has published over 90 titles. Many Zeitgeist books came from the infamous Cafe Babar series, a key part of San Francisco's mid-1980s spoken word poetry renaissance.
Other books have come from New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas writers.


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