Jan Dederick & John Rowe
August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
August 23: Jan Dederick & John Rowe
Jan Dederick has published two chapbooks, including Ear to the Rail and Between a Rock and a Soft Place, and a full length collection, Hammer it into Horseshoes, a Memory in Poetry. She was for several years a co-host of the long-running, weekly Berkeley poetry series, Poetry Express, and currently serves on the editorial board of Poetalk, the journal of the Bay Area Poets Coalition. Accolades include honors from the Soul Making Keats literary competition and the Dancing Poetry Festival. She is a practitioner of homeopathic medicine and Kairos therapy.
John Rowe is the author of Beyond Perspective(Finishing Line Press, 2015), Winsome Losesome(Eventuality Press, 2010), and At My Wit’s Beginning(Eventuality Press, 2003/2007). His poems have appeared in various small press journals and anthologies. Honors include numerous prize-winning poems from the Artists Embassy International’s Annual Dancing Poetry Festival Contests, and Grand Prize in the Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review Contest 2010. He is a co-host of the monthly Last Word Poetry Reading Series in Berkeley, a co-editor of Poetalk, and the long-time President of the Bay Area Poets Coalition. http://www.rowepoet.com
The reading will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. A limited open reading, and a short interview with the featured readers will be included. This is a free event.