Our free monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, we want to hear your VOICE.
NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE
2nd Tuesdays – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00
When: 6:00–8:00 p.m. TUESDAY October 11th & November 15th
Where: OLD CAPITOL BOOKS – 559 Tyler St. Monterey, Ca 93940
A “love offering” monthly event open to the public every second Tuesday: NETWORKING ALOUD: A WRITERS OPEN MIKE. Come early & sign up for a five to seven minute reading from any genre: prose, screenplay, poetry & essay that follows 15 minutes from a featured published reader. Only applause, no critique allowed.
Adela Najarro,Ph.D. the author of two poetry collections: Split Geography and Twice Told Over will be up first October 11th. She currently teaches at Cabrillo College as the English instructor for the Puente Project, a program designed to support Latinidad in all its aspects, Her extended family’s emigration from Nicaragua to San Francisco began in the 1940’s and concluded in the eighties when the last of the family settled in the Los Angeles area. She holds a doctorate in literature and creative writing from Western Michigan University, as well as an M.F.A. from Vermont College. Her poetry appears in the University of Arizona Press anthology The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry, and she has published poems in numerous journals, including Porter Gulch Review, Acentos Review, BorderSenses, Feminist Studies, Puerto del Sol, Nimrod International Journal of Poetry & Prose, Notre Dame Review, Blue Mesa Review, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. Stay in touch with Adela by visiting her website: www.adelanajarro.com.
On November 15th Daian Hennington MSW, LCSW ia student of nature, culture, and the spirit will open our session reading from her just released YOUR WILDER NATURE: A FIELD GUIDE TO TRACKING YOUR SOUL. She calls herself a guide into the borderlands of the nature of the psyche. Raised in Berkeley, she was initiated into her own wilder nature on a solo backpacking trip from Tahoe to Yosemite at the age of seventeen. As a practicing clinical social worker and eco-therapist, she has brought the healing benefits of nature into the clinical relationship for over two decades. Daian lives in the northern reaches of the Carmel River Watershed and offers workshops for self-exploration in the wildlands of California.