Forth sunday poetry readings
A dedicated committee of local poets and poetry-lovers arrange a monthly poetry program that includes many award-winning and local poets.
These programs take place on the fourth Sunday of the month at 2pm in the meeting room of the library.
Readings are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. Find their Facebook page here.
Next reading - Sep 27, 2020 at 2pm
Sharon Suzuki-Martinez and Prageeta Sharma
Sunday, Sep 27, 2:00pm
streaming online on facebook; join us at https://www.facebook.com/fourthsundayspoetry/
Sharon Suzuki-Martinez’s first book, The Way of All Flux (New Rivers Press, 2012) won the New Rivers Press MVP Poetry Prize. She was a finalist for the 2018 Best of the Net, was awarded a residency at the Anderson Center at Tower View, and a fellowship from Kundiman, among other honors. Her work appears in Gargoyle, Clockhouse, South Dakota Review, Duende, Algebra of Owls, Okay Donkey, Rewilding: Poems for the Environment anthology, and elsewhere. Originally from Hawaii, she now lives with her husband David, in Tempe, Arizona, on the traditional homeland of the Akimel O’odham.
Prageeta Sharma is the author of the poetry collections Grief Sequence (Wave Books, 2019), Undergloom (Fence Books, 2013), Infamous Landscapes (Fence Books, 2007), The Opening Question (Fence Books, 2004), which won the 2004 Fence Modern Poets Prize, and Bliss to Fill (Subpress, 2000). She is the founder of the conference Thinking Its Presence: Race, Creative Writing, Literary Studies and Art. A recipient of the 2010 Howard Foundation Award, and a finalist for the 2020 Four Quartets Prize, she has taught at the University of Montana and is now the Henry G. Lee '37 Professor of English at Pomona College.