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      Squaw Valley Community of Writers Benefit Poetry Reading 2013 in Sacramento

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      June 21, 2013

      Friday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      216 O Street
      Sacramento, California 95814

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      Squaw Valley Community of Writers Benefit Poetry Reading 2013

      On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, Sharon Olds, and Evie Shockley will read their poetry in Setzer Auditorium of the Crocker Museum in Sacramento (216 "O" Street). Sacramento Poet Laureate Jeff Knorr will emcee. This benefit reading will raise money for the Poetry Scholarship Fund at the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. This year marks the event's 22nd anniversary and its third year in Sacramento. All proceeds will benefit the Poetry Workshop Scholarship Fund, enabling talented writers to attend the week-long poetry writing workshop held each year in Squaw Valley, California. It is the goal of this program to support both established and emerging writers of talent who would benefit from working with their peers at the Poetry Week at Squaw Valley. Books donated by the poets and their publishers will be available for purchase (cash or check only) before and after the reading. The poets will be available to sign books after the reading. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, and seating is general admission. The venue is wheelchair accessible. PLEASE NOTE: This event is sponsored by the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. The Crocker Art Museum is NOT an event sponsor, and thus will not be selling tickets to the event. Tickets are ONLY available online at Brown Paper Tickets and at the door. PRICES*: General Admission: $22 (advance) / $25 (door) Student (must show student I.D. at door): $16 (advance) / $18 (door) Group discounts are available. Please email or call 877-537-8073 for details. Don't miss this chance to hear some of our nation's greatest poets read their work! The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley is a non-profit organization. *Prices subject to change without notice. PARKING: At this time of day (6:30 onward), there is plenty of free parking available near the museum. Additional parking is available in nearby parking garages, located a short walk from the Museum. Parking for visitors with disabilities can be found in the parking lots and at meters located on 2nd Street. DIRECTIONS: For information on the venue's location and directions, visit IMPORTANT!! The Crocker Museum will NOT be selling tickets to this event. For more information about the poets visit the Community of Writers website:

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