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Marin Poets Live! is a public access television show presented by Marin County Free Library and features host Neshama Franklin, who works at the Fairfax Library.

The show introduces local Marin poets and delves into their reasons for writing and the influence that living in Marin County has had on their poetry. The monthly show appears the second Thursday of each month at 7:30pm PST. Check the Community Media Center of Marin for schedules.

The interview with Albert Flynn DeSilver aired on Marin Poets Live! on Thursday, July 11 2013 at 7:30pm. (Credits - Director: Nancy Finston, Cameras: Lori Greenleaf, Technical Director: Brad Flaharty, Producers: Neshama Franklin and Brian Jones).

Watch the archived episode and read Albert Flynn DeSilver's biography and bibliography below.


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Joanne Kyger

Albert Flynn DeSilver is a poet, author, artist, publisher, and speaker.

Albert served as the first Marin County Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. Albert has published several books and more than one hundred poems in literary journals worldwide. His latest book is Beamish Boy: A Memoir, which Kirkus Reviews called "(...) a beautifully written memoir...poignant and inspirational, comical and terrifying!"

Albert taught with California Poets in the Schools for many years throughout Marin and the wider Bay Area. He currently presents at workshops, conferences, and institutions throughout the United States. More information can be found on his Web site.



  • 2008-2010 - Marin County Poet Laureate