The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs & John Laue
Sunday, March 11, 2:00 p.m. $5.00 Admission
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, Monterey
(between Pearl and Munras)
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs is the author of several books including being first editor of the revolutionary Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. She has authored multiple articles, poetry collections, encyclopedia entries and in 2015 was awarded the Provost’s Inaugural Award for Scholarship, Research and Creativity at Seattle University; in 2017 she received the Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Arts and Sciences. She also recently served as the Director for the Center for the Study of Justice in Society. Her poetry collection ¿How Many Indians Can We Be? is forthcoming. She recently published The Runaway Poems with Finishing Line Press, and a second edited collection of Chican@ literary criticism about Norma Cantú’s oeuvre: Word Images: New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma E. Cantú with the University of Arizona Press. She has represented the US as an American poet in India, Spain, France, Switzerland and Italy and various countries in Central and South America, as well as Mexico. She will be reading from her new and unpublished collection Kneading Words: Amasando palabras.
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.
Upcoming Readings: April 8, 2018: Dan Linehan and Dane Cervine
For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854
Sponsored by Old Capitol Books & the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium