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A Reading: Meditations on Water
October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Water, too much of it, too little of it. Drought, flood, refreshment, stillness. I will be reading with giovanni singleton and Terri Glass in Sausalito along this theme: Water as metaphor, water as basic element of life. Hope you can come! And please forward this newsletter to anyone you feel might be interested.
Terri Glass is a writer of the natural world and former statewide director of California Poets in the Schools. She continues to teach youth in Cal Poets program in Marin.She is the author of three books of poetry, the most recent a chapbook of haiku, Birds, Bees, Trees, Love, Hee Hee. Her recent work has appeared in About Place, Young Raven’s Literary Review, Fourth River, California Quarterly and many anthologies including Earth Blessings. In her twenties, she worked for the Dept. of Fisheries and the US Fish & Wildlife Service doing research on salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest.
giovanni singleton’s debut collection Ascension, informed by the music and life of Alice Coltrane, received the California Book Award Gold Medal. Her writing has also been exhibited in the Smithsonian Institute’s American Jazz Museum, San Francisco’s first Visual Poetry and Performance Festival, and on the building of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She is founding editor of nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts, a journal dedicated to experimental work of the African Diaspora and other contested spaces. A collection of her visual work entitled AMERICAN LETTERS: works on paper is forthcoming in 2018. She holds the 2017-18 Holloway Lectureship in Poetry at University of California-Berkeley.