The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Victor Henry & John Laue
Sunday, June 12, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey (between Pearl and Munras)
Victor Henry is the author of What They Wanted, Vietnam antiwar poems, which was published this past November 11th, Veterans Day, 2015, by FutureCycle Press in Kentucky. His poetry and prose poems have appeared in Dead Snakes, Misfit Magazine, Nobody Gets Off The Bus: The Viet Nam Generation Big Book, Ohio Renaissance Review, Paterson Literary Review, Prophetic Voices: Anthology of War and Peace: An International Literary Journal, Red River Review, The Glens Falls Review, The Homestead Review, The South Florida Poetry Review, Touchstone, and Vietnam War Poetry, among others. He holds earned master’s degrees in English and Library Science. Presently, he is a Reference Librarian at Monterey Public Library and a member of Veterans for Peace.
John Laue, a widely published, prize-winning poet and prose writer, has edited Transfer and been Associate Editor of San Francisco Review. He presently coordinates the monthly reading series of The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium, is Advisory Editor to The Monterey Poetry Review and is Program Director and interviewer for shows on local TV and YouTube. His fifth poetry chapbook, Shadows, came out in January 2013 from Finishing Line Press. An edition of his book COLMA (City of the Dead/Elegy for Skeptics) augmented with many photos he took of that cemetery city adjacent to San Francisco was published by Futurecycle. Besides his writing, Laue’s man interest is mental health. He has been appointed three times to The Santa Cruz County Local Mental Health Advisory Board, and has chaired it once.
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For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854 Cosponsored by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium, Poetry Slow Down on KXRA540