UC Berkeley Lunch Poems: Brandon Shimoda

Apr 4 2024 - 12:00pm

MORRISON LIBRARY - UC BERKELEY
FREE TO ATTEND. 

Please join us at UC Berkeley's Morrison Library at 12:10pm on Thursday, April 3rd for Lunch Poems, Berkeley’s storied noontime poetry series. Poet Brandon Shimoda will be reading this monthPegasus Books will be the bookseller for this event.

Brandon Shimoda (he/him) is the author of several books of poetry and prose, including The Grave on the Wall (City Lights, 2019), recipient of the PEN Open Book Award; Evening Oracle (Letter Machine Editions, 2015), recipient of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America; and his two-volume Tucson/desert book, The Desert (The Song Cave, 2018) and Hydra Medusa (Nightboat Books, 2023). He is curator of the Hiroshima Library, an itinerant reading room/collection of books on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Poetry Foundation).

Lunch Poems is held in person for the 2023-24 season in Morrison Library. The series is free and open to all audiences.

  • All readings are from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
  • Event contact: poems@library.berkeley.edu
Event address: 
Morrison Library, UC Berkeley
101 Library Ct
Berkeley, CA 94720
Books: 
Hydra Medusa By Brandon Shimoda Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781643621715
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nightboat Books - June 27th, 2023

The Grave on the Wall By Brandon Shimoda Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780872867901
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: City Lights Books - July 30th, 2019

The Desert By Brandon Shimoda Cover Image
$17.95
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780998829067
Published: Song Cave - September 1st, 2018

Evening Oracle By Brandon Shimoda Cover Image
$14.00
Email or call for price.
ISBN: 9780988713758
Published: Letter Machine Editions - October 1st, 2015

Event Category: 
Offsite Location