The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents:
John Laue & Victor Henry
Sunday, June 9, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street, Monterey
John Laue has edited Transfer, San Francisco Review and Monterey Poetry Review, and won awards for his writing beginning with the Ina Coolbrith Poetry Prize at The University of California, Berkeley. With five published poetry books, a sixth come out this year (A Congruence of Voices Revisited, Futurecycle Press) and a prose tome that offers advice and assistance for people with mental health diagnoses, he presently coordinates the reading series of The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. Also a photographer, Laue had two shows of his photos last year and has some of this work featured in magazines and international on-line galleries.
Victor Henry (Victor H. Bausch) served in Viet Nam with the 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, 1967-68. Afterwards he earned a B.A. in English (1978) and an M.A. in English (1982) from California State University, Stanislaus. His second master’s degree, a Master of Library Science, is from San Jose State University (1989). He is a member of Veterans for Peace. His poetry and prose poems have appeared in small press magazines, anthologies, and e-zines, such as Slipstream;The Paterson Literary Review; Nobody Gets Off The Bus: The Viet Nam Generation Big Book; Vietnam War Poetry; The Homestead Review; Red River Review; Dead Snakes, and Misfitmagazine, among others. His book, What They Wanted, was published by FutureCycle Press.
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For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854
Sponsored by Old Capitol Books & the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium