Greg Pond was born in Brooklyn, NY to Panamanian immigrants and moved to San Francisco in the late 1970’s. He enjoyed a 30+ year career in commercial/cable television and radio. Greg is the author and publisher of four books of poetry, Aftermoon / Blackened Blue /4:00 a.m. (LIGHT) / 4:00 a.m. (DARK).He is also featured in: Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal and Overthrowing Capitalism anthologies.Greg is a regular open mic participant, including events sponsored by SF Public Library, The Beat Museum, SF Queer Open Mic, Howard Zinn Book Fair, etc.
Current membership: Revolutionary Poets Brigade, Clarion Performing Arts Center (Board of directors) The Visiting Poet which offers poetry readings to assisted-living facilities, hospitals, etc. Poetically Speaking – facilitates a weekly conference-call poetry reading program Organized/participated in various local poetry and spoken word projects and events .