Poems from the 20th Anniversary Authors' Anthology

January 6th, 2018 by admin

New poem by Kim Shuck 2017 Poet Laureate of San Francisco Drought Break Weaving of water is layered Sitting in the rain Feet dragging in the runoff I know there are trees coming down tonight Drought tired Clots of soil run free Sailors still catch and spill Windpainting Still navigate by song Remember...
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Tags: Francisco X. Alarcón, James Downs, Joe Milosch, Kim Shuck, John Peterson,

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So Many Voices

January 2nd, 2018 by admin

Poetic Matrix Press' 20th Anniversary Authors' Anthology 246 pages, Price $20.00, available from Small Press Distribution (SPD) www.spdbooks.org With material from our 60 books and 45 authors (including new pieces from many) this is a true reflection of So Many Voices that we have had the privilege...
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Tags: Anne Whitehouse, Ashley Pinkerton, Brandon Cesmat, Diana Festa, Francisco X. Alarcón, Gail Entrekin, J.P. Linstroth, James Downs, Joe O'Connell, John Peterson, Joseph Zacardi, Leroy Moore, Lyn Lifshin, Tomás Gayton, Kim Shuck, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Patricia Nelson, Joseph Miloach, Arthur W. Campbell, Mun Duk-su, Peter Gibson Friesen, Hassan El-Tayyab, Joan Michelson, Grace Marie Grafton, Yearn Hong Choi, Rayn Roberts, Chris Olander, Molly Weller, Charles Entrekin, Sandra Lee Stillwell, Joel Netsky, Ruth Rosenthal, Bonnie Joanna Gisel, Peter and Donna Thomas, Reverend James Fox, Alex Landon, Elaine Halleck,

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The Bay Area Bookfair

June 8th, 2016 by admin

    Here is our table at The Bay Area Bookfair in Berkeley this past weekend (June 4 & 5). The weather was beautiful and I met many good people.  Grace Grafton, Gail & Charles Entrekin came by as did Devon and Catherine.  It was a good 2 days. Gail recently won first place in the...
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Tags: Francisco X. Alarcón, Gail Entrekin, Press Notes,

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Francisco Memorial Reading

February 21st, 2016 by admin

On Thursday Feb. 18th a large group gathered at the John Natsoulas Gallery in Davis to celebrate the life and work of Francisco X Alarcon who on Jan. 16th passed from this place to that on his journey.  So many souls that he has touched and so they came to honor him and to honor  Javier and Francisco's...
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FRANCISCO X. ALARCÓN

January 16th, 2016 by admin

We have lost a rare and beautiful person.  To Francisco, my friend, my love to you on your new journey.  It has been my privilege and my joy to have gotten to know you and to work with you.  Thanks to James Downs for introducing us and thanks to Devon, my son, and Kiirsti, my daughter, for the good...
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Tags: Francisco X. Alarcón, Press Notes,

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Solar Eclipse by Francisco X. Alarcón (click here for full poem)

October 21st, 2014 by admin

Solar Eclipse I Mother Moon embraces Father Sun above the clouds – we, their children, rejoice! Mamá Luna abraza a Papá Sol sobre las nubes – sus hijos nos regocijamos Tugann an Mháthair, an Ghealach, Barróg don Athair, an Ghrian, os cionn na néalta – Déanaimidne, a gcuid páistí, gairdeas dóibh! II the...
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Tags: Francisco X. Alarcón, Poetry,

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Francisco X. Alarcón

July 26th, 2014 by admin

      Poetic Matrix Press with Francisco X. Alarcón has started an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds to publish his new book Borderless Butterflies:/Mariposas sin Fronteras: Go to: http://igg.me/at/borderlessbutterflies/x/3168928 to learn more about our campaign and donate $5 and...
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