Flor y Canto Literary Festival // San Francisco

Apr 11 at 5:30 PM – Apr 13 at 9 PM
Precita Eyes Muralists
2981 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110

With local, national and international poets, the festival provides a forum for emerging voices of the Mission District and the Latino community / Presentando a poetas locales, nacionales e internacionales, ofrecemos un foro para las voces emergentes del Distrito de la Misión y la comunidad latina.

Flor y Canto Literary Festival promotes the literary arts, enhances our collective mental well-being and the confidence of our neighborhood and city at large / Flor y Canto ofrece a nuestro público experiencias enriquecedoras, oportunidades para promover las artes literarias y mejorar el bienestar mental y la confianza de nuestro vecindario y la ciudad en general.





Thursday. April 11
5:30 pm: Mayan blessing, Balmy Alley
6-9 pm: Paseo Poético lit crawl along the bookstores, cafes and community center of the 24th Street cultural corridor

Friday, April 12
6-8 pm: Book release: “Solito, solita,” (VOW) first-person stories of unaccompanied young refugees, L’s Caffe

Saturday, April 13
2-4 pm: Workshops
* Mission Branch of the SF Public Library : translators panel
* Precita Eyes Muralists : Mayan glyphs and literature
* Alley Cat Books: Acrostic poetry

Saturday, April 13
7-9 pm: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts: Readings by guest poets Feliciano Chan and Fer de la Cruz, both from Merida, Yucatán (Mexico); and the Poet Laureate of San Francisco, Kim Shuck


Everyone welcome — All events free and open to the public.

Festival sponsors: Adobe Books, Alley Cat Books, Balmy Alley, Flor y Canto, L’s Caffe, MCCLA, Precita Eyes Muralists, SF Public Library