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 - Nov 22, 2020 at 2pm
Richard Garcia and Felicia Zamora
Sunday, Nov 22 at 2:00pm
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Richard Garcia was born in San Francisco in 1941 and began writing in his teens. His publications include a 1972 chapbook, Selected Poems, and the collections The Flying Garcias, The Other Odyssey, The Chair, and Porridge. Richard’s poems have appeared Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, the Colorado Review, and Best American Poetry. For twelve years he was Poet-in-residence at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he conducted workshops in art and poetry for young inpatients. Richard teaches creative writing in the Antioch University Los Angeles MFA program, as well as privately throughout the United States. He makes his home on James Island, South Carolina with his wife, Katherine Williams, and their dog Max.
Felicia Zamora is a poet, educator, and editor living in Cincinnati, Ohio. She’s the author of six books of poetry including: I Always Carry My Bones, 2020 Iowa Poetry Prize winner, Body of Render, Benjamin Saltman Award winner, and Of Form & Gather, Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize winner. Her writing appears widely including Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, American Poetry Review, Boston Review online, Georgia Review, Literary Hub, Missouri Review Poem-of-the-Week, Orion, Prairie Schooner, The Nation, and others. She is an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Cincinnati and the associate poetry editor for Colorado Review.