The Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center is dedicated to promoting poetry throughout Stanislaus County and to promoting Stanislaus County through poetry. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and we organize various poetry-related activities throughout the year in the Modesto and Stanislaus County area, including the Modesto Poetry Festival,┬áThe Poetry on Sunday Series at Carnegie Arts Center, and Second Tuesdays at the Barkin’ Dog. For more information, please follow the links below or in the main navigation menu.

You can also keep up with us via social media!

Twitter: @TheMostPoetry
Facebook: facebook.com/ModestoStanislausPoetryCenter
Meetup: Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center Meetup


Gillian Wegener, President Gary Thomas, Vice-President/Membership Sarah Stevenson, Treasurer / Website Tom Portwood, Secretary Karen Baker Stella Beratlis Noel Crane Lynn M. Hansen Dana Koster (Twitter) Tom Myers Gordon Preston Sal Salerno Linda Scheller

Advisory Board

David Boring Kathleen Ennis Ryan Roth Gallo Jim Johnson Bruce Lockard Monica Perrone Henrietta Sparkman Bob Stanley Bipin Surti Hanibal and Evin Yadegar

Membership Book List

Karen Baker Vocal Exercises in Stone (Rattlesnake Press, 2005) Ed Bearden Riding the Tractor (Black Pan Press, 2014) Roberta Bearden On the Museum Steps (Black Pan Press, 2014) Stella Beratlis Alkali Sink (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2015) Lynn M. Hansen Flicker (Quercus Review, 2014) Louise Kantro Dwellingplaces (Pudding House, 2010) Tom Myers The Lost Language of …