Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Jennifer Lagier & David Allen Sullivan

Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents Jennifer Lagier & David Allen Sullivan

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Sunday, October 11, 2:00 p.m.
$5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)
 
Jen&CamillephotoJennifer Lagier has published ten books of poetry and in a variety of national and international literary magazines and anthologies. She taught with California Poets in the Schools and is now a retired college librarian/instructor. Jennifer is a member of the Italian American Writers Association and Rockford Writers Guild. She co-edits the Homestead Review and maintains websites for Ping Pong: A Literary Journal of the Henry Miller Library, The Monterey Poetry Review, and misfitmagazine.net. She also helps coordinate the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium’s Second Sunday Reading Series. Visit her website at: jlagier.net
 
 
david photoDavid Allen Sullivan’s first book, Strong-Armed Angels, was published by Hummingbird Press, and three of its poems were read by Garrison Keillor on The Writer’s Almanac. Every Seed of the Pomegranate, a multi-voiced manuscript about the war in Iraq, was published by Tebot Bach. A book of translation from the Arabic of Iraqi Adnan Al-Sayegh, Bombs Have Not Breakfasted Yet was published in 2013, and Black Ice, about his father’s dementia and death, was published by Turning Point Press in 2015. He teaches at Cabrillo College, where he edits the Porter Gulch Review with his students, and lives in Santa Cruz with his love, the historian Cherie Barkey, and their two children, Jules and Mina Barivan. He was awarded a Fulbright, and taught in China for one year (yesdasullivan.tumblr.com). His poems and books can be found at http://davidallensullivan.weebly.com/index.html
 
 
Upcoming Readings:
 
November 8 — Magdalena Montaigne and Kent Leatham
 
 
For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854
Cosponsored by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium, Poetry Slow Down on KXRA540
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