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Robinson Jeffers Fall Festival 2017

Save the Date for the Annual Robinson Jeffers
Fall Festival, with Three Events October 13, 14, & 15

Friday evening Sunset Celebration $20.  Saturday Forums $65. Both Events $80 per person. Sunday Poetry Walk is free.  Walk-ins welcome.

Reservations are not required. Please bring cash, check, or credit card and pay at the door. Call 831-624-1813 if you would like more information about the events.

10/13 Friday 5 - 7 PM Tor House Sunset Celebration

Fine Wine and delectables; poetry, music and performances; stunning Pacific Sunset. Special performance readings by Lili Bita, Taelen Thomas, and Joyce Henderson

10/14 Saturday 8:30 AM-5 PM Fall Festival "Jeffers Talks". 

A day of talks at the Carmel Woman's Club, San Carlos and 9th, in Carmel, across from the Sunset Center.

"Robinson Jeffers and the Anthropocene" presented by:

  • Aaron Yoshinobu - "Jeffers and Deep Geology"

  • Brian Calvert - "Jeffers, Grief, and Ecocide"

  • Dana Gioia: "Jeffers and California Literature"

  • David Ohanesian - "A Phoenix among the Unicorns"

  • James Karman - Jeffers and Deep Time, an Introduction to Afternoon Talks

  • Robert Zaller - "Jeffers and the Anthropocene"

  • ShaunAnn Tangney - "Why Beauty Matters: Inhumanism and Justice"

  • Joyce Henderson - A Dramatic Reading of Jeffers' Poems

10/15 Sunday 9AM-1PM Annual Poetry Walk at Carmel River Beach

Docent-led walk on beautiful Carmel River Beach with poetry readings. Bring your favorite poems to share and a bag lunch for communal picnic.