Poet, Writer, Educator

Flight of Poets


Wine and poetry have always made a delicious duet. At this unique reading, Hollie Hardy, Tess Taylor, and internationally renowned sommelier Christopher Sawyer join forces to pair six talented poets with six exquisite wines carefully selected to illuminate their work. 

Sit back and enjoy the literary ambiance of San Francisco's swanky Hotel Rex, while our sexy volunteers pour you taste after gorgeous taste of exclusive wines, and you bask in the glow of poetry.


HOTEL REX
562 SUTTER ST.
SAN FRANCISCO
21 and over


$25 ticket fee includes wine flight of six tastes


Check back for 2017 dates TBA

Featured Poets Archive


2010:  Camille Dungy, Robin Ekiss, Paul Hoover, Ada Limón, Zachary Mason, Matthew Siegel


2011:  Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Jane Hirshfield, Robert Polito, Rachel Richardson, C.J. Sage, Matthew Zapruder


2012:  Jennifer Foerster, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Glyn Maxwell, Katie Peterson, Dean Rader, Alexandra Teague


2013:  Kazim Ali, Sophie Cabot Black, Xochiquetzal Candelaria, Maxine Chernoff, Keith Ekiss, Joseph Lease 


2014:  Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Major Jackson, James Ragan, Tera Vale Ragan, Chad Sweeney, and Arisa White


2015: Ellen Bass, Annelyse Gelman, Maisha Z. Johnson, Nate Klug, Deborah Landau, and Indigo Moor


2016: (Gun Bun, Sonoma reading) Hollie Hardy, Ada Limón, Dean Rader, and Tess Taylor 


2016: Tony Barnstone, Cassandra Dallet, Natalie Diaz, Adam Fitzgerald, Brynn Saito, and Robin Beth Schaer