National Poetry Month Celebration
Please join us in celebrating national poetry month with readings from Laurie Macfee, Sarah Pape, and Ismael Santillanes Wednesday evening, April 26th at 7 p.m.
Remember to get there early as there might be standing room only! We look forward to seeing you there and hearing the poetic and profound words of our readers. See below for information on our guests for this evening!
Laurie Macfee is a poet, artist, teacher, and art administrator. Poetry publications and forthcoming include Forklift, Ohio; Ninth Letter;Tupelo Quarterly; Blue Lyra Review; Terminus; Big Bell; and the anthology Change in the American West. Her artwork has been featured in hyperallergic.com and shown nationally and internationally. From 2015-2017, she coordinated and then directed the writing program at the Vermont Studio Center. She was a poetry editor and designer of the Sierra Nevada Review and currently reads for the Green Mountains Review. Check her website for more info: www.lauriemacfee.com
Sarah Pape teaches English and works as the Managing Editor of Watershed Review at Chico State. Her poetry and prose has recently been published or is forthcoming in: New England Review, Passages North, Ecotone, Crab Orchard Review, Bluestem, The Pinch, Smartish Pace, Hayden's Ferry Review, and others. Her chapbook, Ruination Atlas, was published this year (dancing girl press). She curates community literary programming and is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Check out her website for more: www.sarahpape.com.
Ismael Santillanes lives in the small agricultural town of Mecca in California's Coachella Valley. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and the anthology, New Poets of the American West. He is the author of Indelicate Angels, published by Black Rock Press.