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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

Reservations required for Friday and Saturday events.  Sunset Celebration $20. Saturday Forums $65. Both Events $80 per person. Sunday Poetry Walk is free. 

Tickets can be purchased by calling the office 831-624-1813 or use the registration form in the Fall Newsletter or use a PDF of the registration form for the Fall Festival. Download the PDF, fill out the fields, and email it to Call to make a payment, or pay at the Festival.

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.