MONTEREY BAY POETRY CONSORTIUM PRESENTS: Diana Garcia & Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs

Sunday, July 12- 2-4pm: Diana Garcia and Gabriella Gutierrez y Muhs
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MONTEREY BAY POETRY CONSORTIUM PRESENTS: J.P. Dancing Bear & Simon Hunt

J.P. Dancing Bear & Simon HuntSunday, June 14, 2:00 p.m.  $5.00 Admission

J. P. Dancing Bear is editor for the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press. Bear also hosts the weekly hour-long poetry show, Out of Our Minds, on public station, KKUP and available as podcasts.  He is the author of thirteen collections of poetry, most recently Cephalopodic (Glass Lyre, 2015) and Love is a Burning Building(FutureCycle Press, 2014). His work has appeared or will shortly in American Literary ReviewCrazyhorse, the Cimmaron Review and elsewhere.   
 
Simon Hunt was born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and raised in England and the United States.  He co-edited Renaissance Culture and the Everyday (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999) and contributed an essay to that volume.  His poems have appeared in Light Quarterly, The Raintown Review, The Seventh Quarry, The Sewanee Review, and other journals—as well as in the online publications 14 X 14 and The Chimaera.  Forthcoming poems will appear in Measure and The Sewanee ReviewHe teaches English at Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California, where he lives with his wife and two children.  He is a member of the Board of the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, where he has served as a volunteer docent for more than a decade.

Theory & Philosophy Reading GroupXI: Angela Davis

Libertad_para_Angela_Davis_by_Genun23 June 2015 – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring the writings of Angela Davis.

For this reading group, we’ll be exploring her work, Are Prisons Obsolete?

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Networking Aloud! A monthly open mic: Featuring Maggie Bennett

14 July 2015: Networking Aloud features Maggie Bennett, a long-time midwife in Monterey County. 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 15-20 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, OR published, we want to hear your VOICE. Continue reading Networking Aloud! A monthly open mic: Featuring Maggie Bennett

Networking Aloud! A monthly open mic: Featuring Diana Y. Paul

June 9th 2015: Networking Aloud features Diana Y. Paul, author of Things Unsaid. 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 15-20 minutes from a featured published reader. We applaud one another, no critique allowed. Bring your work in progress, OR published, we want to hear your VOICE. Continue reading Networking Aloud! A monthly open mic: Featuring Diana Y. Paul