Reading and Workshop Schedule

Tebot Bach Series

Additionally, Tebot Bach sponsors poetry readings and writing workshops for schools Kindergarten through college and marginalized venues such as homeless shelters, battered women's shelters, nursing homes, senior citizen daycare centers, hospitals, AIDS hospices, and correctional facilities.

Participating poets include:
John Balaban, M.L. Liebler, Patricia Smith, Dorianne Laux, Laurence Lieberman, Richard Jones, Arthur Sze, and Carol Moldaw.

Webmaster: Tom Thomas

Friday, May 26th, 2017 - 8:00 p.m.
Open reading sign up at 7:30 p.m.

Gothard Street Entrance Instructions:

Our events are no longer in Humanities 101-107

Our new room is Student Annex Room 154

Take Gothard past Parking Lot H

Turn left at the Light at Center into Parking Lot I (just past Lot H)

Walk up the service road to Student Annex Room 154 (this service road is the last service road in Lot I ( it is beyond the yellow buildings and the park on the hill. As you walk up the road there will be a building with blue doors)

The room is on your left. There will be a sign posted on the door.

Call Mifanwy at 714-318-5405 if you have problems locating the room.


Please ignore the sign directing you to the parking sticker vending machine. The Tebot Bach audience does not pay for parking.

Robbi Nester

Robbi Nester

Robbi Nester is the author of Balance (White Violet, 2012), A Likely Story (Moon Tide, 2014), and a forthcoming collection, Other-Wise (Kelsay Books). She has also edited two anthologies, The Liberal Media Made Me Do It! ( Nine Toes, 2014) and an ekphrastic e-anthology,Over the Moon: Birds, Beasts, and Trees--celebrating the photographs of Beth Moon, which can be accessed at .

Her poetry, essays, reviews, etc. have appeared widely in journals and anthologies as well as on web blogs and websites.

Tamara Madison

Tamara Madison

Tamara Madison grew up on a citrus farm near Mecca, California, and began writing poetry as soon as she could hold a pen. She is the author of the chapbook "The Belly Remembers", as well as the collection of poems "Wild Domestic." Her new collection, "Moraine" has just been released by Pearl Editions. Tamara teaches French and English in a public high school in Los Angeles, and is looking forward to retiring in just a few weeks..