About Us

Marin Poetry Center logo in blue and black

The mission of Marin Poetry Center is to nurture the enjoyment of poetry and the craft of writing throughout the Bay Area. Our members are the vitality of our organization. Please volunteer to join us and help Marin Poetry Center grow. Currently we are in need of help with the high school anthology and youth outreach. We will train you! Please contact us at info@marinpoetrycenter.org to find out how you can help.

Board of Directors

Chair: Sandra Cross

Membership: Sandra Cross

Recording Secretary: Susan Gunter

Treasurer: Jeanne Wagner

Poet Laureate Liason: Rebecca Foust

Events/Newsletter: Meryl Natchez

Member Anthology: Kirsten Neff

       Website/Social Media: Suz Lipman

Webmaster: Siân Killingsworth

Traveling Show: Amanda Moore

High School Anthology: Jayne McPherson



Writing Workshop: Calvin Ahlgren

Anthology: Jim Pellegrin, Cathy Shea

Events: Andy Plumb/Selena Anne

       Book Club: Roy Mash

High School Poetry: Gabrielle Rilleau, Lisa Rubio


Our Home

We are delighted to announce our move to the Mill Valley Library. Beginning in June 2019, most of our events, meetings, and other programs will take place within one of the library’s many welcoming rooms. Located at 375 Throckmorton Avenue in downtown Mill Valley, the Library is a fantastic resource with convenient parking and access to public transportation. We look forward to seeing you there!


Questions or comments? Contact us at info@marinpoetrycenter.org. To attend one of our many wonderful poetry readings or other events, please see our Events page.

Marin Poetry Center
P.O. Box 9091
San Rafael, CA 94912