Rooftop Poets

By ARVIN TEMKAR, USF NEWS Posted Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:01

Three USF poets kicked off the inaugural Litquake Lunch Break reading series from a downtown rooftop garden, surrounded by the glittering glass of San Francisco’s skyline. The reading series was hosted by the Litquake Foundation, a nonprofit that organizes literary events in the city. 

Preeti Vangani MFA ’18, Victor Inzunza MFA ’15, and Professor D.A. Powell — a National Book Critics Circle Award winner —  recited poems about feminism, love, and the oddness of the English language during the lunch hour Aug. 20 at Salesforce Park, located on the fourth-floor rooftop of the Transbay Transit Center. The USFers were joined by Bay Area poet Imani Cezanne. 

The newly opened park stretches four blocks and features gently rolling lawns, pop-up cafes, and a spectacular city view.

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