All That's Left
All That's Left
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 4

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Word! Poets and Songwriters Movie Program

"If you're in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Check Out: Word! Poets and Songwriters Movie Program
Monday Nov 9 through Wednesday Nov 11

Fresh, new films about poets and songwriters including Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Olson, Sandburg, Creeley, Waldman, and Sanders, plus some of New Mexico's best poets get screen time in this first annual series dedicated to the spoken & written word. Feature length films include 'Red Poet: Jack Hirschman' directed by Matt Furey."

-Guild Cinema Nov 9, 2009

Poets laureate...yes, that's how you say it
"Of course, there were some shenanigans. Jack Hirschman, San Francisco’s poet laureate and a poet with some seriously rambunctious street-cred, was being his flirtatious self (which just proves that poetry keeps you healthy)."
-Bibliolatry, Sacramento News & Review Apr 3, 2008

Big Little Books
America's best-selling indie poetry book, according to Small Press Distribution, a nonprofit distributor that represents books by some 450 small publishers, is Aram Saroyan’s crafty "Complete Minimal Poems." The list below, from the S.P.D. Web site (, reflects sales in March and April.

1) “Complete Minimal Poems,” by Aram Saroyan (Ugly Duckling).
2) “Poeta en San Francisco,” by Barbara Jane Reyes (Tinfish).
3) “All That’s Left,” by Jack Hirschman (City Lights).
-Dwight Garner, New York Times Jul 20, 2008