9th Reading


Danny Romero was born and raised in Los Angeles. He has degrees from University of California, Berkeley, and Temple University in Philadelphia, where he taught writing for many years. He currently teaches at Sacramento City College.

Romero’s poetry and short fiction have been published in literary journals throughout the country, such as Bilingual Review, Colorado Review, Drumvoices Revue, Paterson Literary Review, Pembroke Magazine, Permafrost and Solo. His work can also be found in a number of anthologies, including West of the West: Imagining California (1989), Pieces of the Heart: New Chicano Fiction (1993), Under the Fifth Sun: Latino Literature from California (2003), Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature (2008) and Pow Wow: Charting the Faultlines in the American Experience – Short Fiction from Then to Now (2009).

He is the author of the novel Calle 10 (1996) and two chapbooks of poetry. A poetry collection is forthcoming from Bilingual Press. He lives with his son in Sacramento, California.

We welcome Danny Romero

D.B. Pacini introduces our featured poet, Danny Romero.

Danny Romero

D.B. Pacini announcing break.

Sandy Smith, our library liaison and featured poet Danny Romero.

Co-Host and Poet Wallace Condon

Jim Turner

Ernest Johnson

Royelle Diamond

Bernie Brooks

Danny Romero provides an encore.

D.B. Pacini thanks everyone for coming.