- This in-person event is free and open to the public; audience will be limited to half normal room capacity, and proof of vaccination and masks are required. Video of the event will also be live-streamed to our YouTube channel. We welcome people with disabilities and want to do what we can to make the event accessible to you. The Poetry Center Reading Room space in Humanities 512 on the San Francisco State University campus is accessible for wheelchair users. Contact us in advance for other reasonable accommodations. Media captioning will be available after the event at our YouTube channel.
Join us for our first event back in The Poetry Center since the start of the covid-19 pandemic. We'll be hearing new work from, and engaging in conversation with, fellow Bay Area poets and SF State alums Keith Donnell Jr. and Antony Fangary.
Keith Donnell Jr., originally from Philly, is a Bay Area poet and book editor. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State and his MA in English from the University of Southern California. He was the 2017-2018 Editor-in-Chief of Fourteen Hills: The SFSU Review and has taught in SFSU’s Creative Writing Department. Keith’s work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Puerto del Sol’s Black Voices Series and the 2019 edition of Best American Non-required Reading. He lives in Hayward, CA with his wife, Alivia, and two cats, Ember and Mika. His first poetry collection, The Move, is new this Fall 2021 from Nomadic Press. More at keithdonnelljr.com