This past Friday, November 6th, Gleeson Library was lucky to host Lyricist Lounge in our library atrium!! Lyricist Lounge is a monthly open mic event that encourages and supports the art of spoken word poetry, singing, and other forms of self-expression. With over 200 people in attendance, Lyricist Lounge at Gleeson Library was definitely the … Continue reading Lyricist Lounge @ Gleeson Library!!
When I first began working at Gleeson every other year or so at least a few students would stop by the former Periodicals Desk on the second floor looking for material from the 1950s and 1960s relating to poet Allen Ginsberg and/or other Beat Generation material. The Beats were countercultural literary mavericks who broke onto … Continue reading INSPIRATION FROM OUT THE ARCHIVES: Translating a Jorge de Sana poem in honor of Albert Huerta, S.J. & Michael Kotlager, S.J.
Do you write poetry or know someone who does? Then keep reading! Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is accepting submissions for its annual student, staff, and faculty poetry reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5:30 – 7 pm. If you or someone you know … Continue reading Are you a poet? We want you!
Gleeson Library is thrilled to co-sponsor an evening with poet Richard Tillinghast: Finding Ireland: A Poet’s Explorations Of Irish Literature and Culture Thursday, April 4 Berman Room, Fromm Hall 5-6:30 pm. Booksigning and reception to follow in the Thacher Gallery, Gleeson Library-Geschke Center. Continue reading Finding Ireland
Do you write poetry? Are you a USF Student? Want to perform your original work in celebration of National Poetry Month? Then keep reading! The Gleeson Library Poetry Committee is gearing up for our 4th annual faculty, staff, and student reading. Lily Iona MacKenzie and Kelci M. Kelci (yours truly) will headline, and we want … Continue reading Calling All Student Poets!
Hello poets and friends of poets! As we announced in this post a couple weeks ago, we are accepting submissions from students, staff, and faculty poets who would like to read their original work in the 3rd annual Gleeson Poetry Reading and Celebration. **The date of the reading has changed: it is now Wednesday April … Continue reading Date Change: Calling All Poets
Gleeson Library wants your help celebrating National Poetry Month! We are currently accepting submissions for our 3rd annual Poetry Reading. The deadline to submit is Friday March 18, 2011 Wednesday March 23, 2011. The reading will be on Thursday, April 28, 2011 from 5:00-6:30 pm Wednesday April 27, 2011 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in … Continue reading Calling All Poets!
And you can, too! Check out a book (or multiple books!) from our National Poetry Month display, featuring Bay Area and California Poets: and join us at the 2nd Annual Staff and Faculty Poetry Reading on Thursday, April 29th @ 5:30pm in the Library’s Rare Book Room: See you soon! (Special thanks to Rob Guillen … Continue reading Gleeson Library is Celebrating National Poetry Month…
Gleeson Library wants your help celebrating National Poetry Month! We are currently accepting submissions for our 2nd annual Faculty & Staff poetry reading. The reading will be on Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 5:30-7 pm in the Rare Book Room (3rd Floor) of Gleeson Library. Last year’s NPM event was a success: we asked five … Continue reading Calling All Poets!
This Thursday, April 30th @ 7pm in Thacher Gallery the library will host a reading given by USF faculty poets David Holler, D.A. Powell, Dean Rader, Darrell Schramm, and Brian Teare. Don’t miss it! Our National Poetry Month display will be up until this Friday, May 1st, so do please come by and browse the selection of … Continue reading Have you heard? Poetry in Gleeson!