The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Cynthia Bryant & Kate Aver Avraham

Poster-facebook-Sunday November 9, 2:00 p.m.: The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Cynthia Bryant & Kate Aver Avraham.

Second Sunday of each month, come to Old Capitol Books to see the featured poets of the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium.

$5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)
 

Cynthia Bryant reading at Back Alley Poetry, October 7th 2014
Cynthia Bryant reading at Back Alley Poetry, October 7th 2014
Cynthia Bryant

Cynthia Bryant gathers fruit for her poems from many trees. Her poetry ranges from world news, to poignant pieces closer to her heart; love, family, incest and injustice. Cynthia has been invited to read her poetry throughout California in diverse venues including coffee shops, fairs, art galleries, schools, battered women’s shelters, and a federal prison. First published in 1997 by two important journals dealing with childhood sexual abuse, Cynthia has since been published in over 30 anthologies. Her books Sojourn, Pebbles in the Shoe, and No Time to Shoot the Poets were accepted into the Ina Coolbrith Circle library section in Sacramento’s State Library’s Special Collections Reading Room. Cynthia served as the 4th and 7th Poet Laureate for the City of Pleasanton, CA. She currently resides in Salinas, CA with her husband and two Boston Terriers where she maintains the website www.poetslane.net for poets and poetry lovers.

Kate Aver Avraham

Kate Aver Avraham – poet, children’s author and storyteller – weaves the various grasses of her life together with passion, humor and candid observation. Her poetry has been published in numerous anthologies and journals, including “Sisters Singing,” edited by Carolyn Brigit Flynn. She is also the author of “Perhaps the Truth is Also Blue,” which was the 2010 chapbook award book for the Poetry Santa Cruz Celebration of the Muse. Her children’s books include “Joey’s Way,” and more recently, “What Will You Be, Sara Mee,” Charlesbridge Publishing. Upcoming is a middle grade novel, “Dancing On the Brink of the World.” Kate is a native Santa Cruzan. She lives in her childhood home near the sea with her husband, English Bulldog, Manx cat and a congregation of wild birds that come calling daily.

Upcoming Reading:

December 14: Danusha Lamaris and Patrice Vecchione

For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854

Cosponsored by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium,

Poetry Slow Down on KXRA540

$5.00 admission

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