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Mendocino Spring Reading 2014 – 39th Annual

Devreaux Baker Reading


Mendocino Spring Poetry Celebration
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Hill House, Mendocino

Lively numbers! The 39th Anniversary of the Mendocino Spring Poetry Celebration, in its 9th annual revival, hosted 32 poets on Sunday May 25, at The Hill House in Mendocino town.

Poets reading were Devreaux Baker, Oasis, Riantee Rand, Lyle LaFaver, Gordon Black, Jay Frankston, Dan Roberts, David Cesario, Steve Hellman, Roberta Werdinger, Peter Wells, Marylyn Motherbear, Joe Smith, Jeanine Pfeiffer, Carl Kopman, Janet DeBar, Cheri Ause, Dan Barth, Michael Riedell, Bill Bradd, Maureen Eppstein, Karen Lewis, Scott Croghan, Janice Blue, Virginia Sharkey. Sharon Doubiago, Robert Yoder, Tara Sufiana, Zida Borcich, Karin Uphoff, Kate Dougherty, and Helen Sears.

Dan Roberts has mounted his photos of the readers here:

There were two open readings, at noon and again at five, with a break to enjoy the town and headlands. Music by bassist Richard Cooper.

Dan Roberts recorded for broadcast on RhythmRunningRiver, his bimonthly show of poetry interspersed in world music, accessed per web at The next broadcast is this Sunday June 1st at 2:00 PM, featuring poems from the Mendocino Spring Poetry Celebration.

For more information contact: Gordon Black, (707) 937-4107,


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