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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 Kathy Evans has not aired yet on public access television.

Watch the archived episode (when available) and read Kathy Evans' biography and bibliography below.

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Kathy Evans, from Sausalito, is the author of three books of poetry. 

She has been published in many journals and west coast reviews, including the Alaska Review, the Atlantic Review, California Quarterly, Black Bear Review, Runes,The Southern Review, Oberon, and others. 

She teaches Creative Writing at Juvenile Hall in Marin County, at several colleges, through The California Poets-in-the-Schools program, and at UCSF in the Children’s Cancer ward for Benioff Children’s Hospital.

Her three collections of poetry include:  Imagination Comes To Breakfast, As The Heart Is Held, and Hunger and Sorrow, which was the winner of the Small Press Poetry Prize. Her current manuscript is titled:  It Is The Good Darkness He Said. 



  • 2006 - Small Press Poetry Prize


2005 - Hunger and Sorrow

1997 - As the Heart is Held 

1992 - Imagination Comes to Breakfast