The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Maria Garcia Teutsch & Doren Robbins
Sunday, February 14, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey (between Pearl and Munras)
This month’s featured poets:
Maria Garcia Teutsch’s collection, The Revolution Will Have its Sky, won the 2015 Minerva Rising chapbook competition, judge: Heather McHugh. She is a poet and editor. She has published over 20 journals of poetry as editor-in-chief of the Homestead Review, published by Hartnell College in Salinas, and Ping-Pong journal of art and literature, published by the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, California. She teaches poetry and creative writing online. She serves as president of the board of the Henry Miller Memorial Library, and is the founder and EIC of Ping-Pong Free Press.
Doren Robbins’s poetry has appeared in a wide variety of journals, including The American Poetry Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, New Letters, Sulphur, and several other periodicals. His books include Driving Face Down (awarded the 2001 Blue Lynx Prize from Eastern Washington UP); My Piece of the Puzzle from Eastern Washington UP (awarded the 2008 PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Poetry Award). His current collection, Twin Extra, has been nominated for the 2015 The National Jewish Book Award in Poetry. Since 2001 he has been Professor of Creative Writing and Literature at Foothill College, where he is a three-time recipient of the Foothill College Honors Society Appreciation Award for his teaching. He will read from his new collection, Twin Extra, and a variety of poems from his published works.
March 13— Taelen Thomas and Stan Rushworth
For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854 Cosponsored by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium, Poetry Slow Down on KXRA540