The second annual event, in which contemporary California poets present their work and also introduce and read poems by “canonical California poets,” concludes with local poets Ralph Angel, Cal Bedient, Wanda Coleman, Maggie Nelson and Charles Harper Webb reading their own poems. Other festival events take place Friday at the Pasadena Public Library and Sunday at the Troubadour; see
Mon., Sept. 22, 7 p.m., 2008

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