May SacMag feature on local writing community; Poems-For-All video @ CPR; Poetry in Davis this week

Dear Friends,

It’s a week of literature in our local press! Pick up a copy of the May issue of Sacramento Magazine and read the very fine article about local writers and readers, written by our very own Corinne Litchfield (and, while you’re perusing, check out Corinne’s recently published short story, “What the Beautiful Girls Do,” here). Beautiful job, Corinne! I am honored to be mentioned in the piece.

Next, check out the mini documentary created by my friend at Cap Radio, Andrew Nixon, featuring the amazing Richard Hansen and his ongoing Poems-For-All project. Amazing.

Last on this post: check out Poetry in Davis this week. Details below. Happy reading and writing!



Carlos Reyes Reads at the John Natsoulas Gallery on May 3rd

April 23, 2012

in Events,Poetry Night

The Poetry Night Reading Series is proud to welcome the poet Carlos Reyes on Thursday, May 3rd at 8 P.M. He will be performing at the John Natsoulas Gallery at 521 1st Street.

Carlos Reyes is a noted poet and translator who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. He is a frequent traveller and has given many readings internationally, including at the Bangalore International Centre, as well as in Ecuador, Panama, Spain, and Ireland.

A finalist for the Oregon Book Award, Reyes is the recipient of numerous other accolades, including the Ethel Fortner Award from St. Andrews College. He has had fellowships across the world, including the Yaddo Fellowship, the Fundación Valparaiso in Spain, and the Heinrich Boll Fellowship in Ireland. He was the fellow for The Oregon Arts Commission; he served as the poet-in-residence of the Joshua Tree National Park, and as the writer-in-residence at the Island Institute in Sitka Alaska.

He has been published in several notable journals and anthologies, and is the author of five books of poetry; most recently, Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart (Lost Horse Press, 2011).

Attendees are encouraged to arrive early at the John Natsoulas Gallery to secure a seat, and to sign up for a spot on the Open Mic list. The Poetry Night Reading Series, organized and hosted by Andy Jones and produced by Pia Baur, occurs on the first and third Thursday of every month at the John Natsoulas Gallery.

Who: Carlos Reyes
What: The Poetry Night Reading Series
When: Thursday, May 3rd at 8PM
Where: John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st Street

Media Contact: Pia Baur
The John Natsoulas Gallery 530-756-3938

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