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Lone Glen: de la Perrière/Hong/Hume
May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm PDTFree
On Tuesday May 18th, the Lone Glen series will feature writers Donna de la Perrière, Anna Maria Hong, and Christine Hume. Join us on zoom to hear their forms reverberate from two coasts. This 31st Lone Glen will “open doors” at 5:30 pm PST and get going by 5:40. Bring your sense of humor, and a friend!
Lone Glen is a quarterly reading and performance series dedicated to fostering all writing and art genres within a spirit of collaborative, down-to-earth, and inclusive creative community. Launched in December 2011 in an apartment in the Mission District of San Francisco, Lone Glen was later an Oakland basement operation for several years before taking root at the Temescal Art Center in Oakland and The Bindery in San Francisco. We are hosting several virtual events in 2021.
About the writers:
Donna de la Perrière is the author of five collections of poetry: three books — Works of Love & Terror (2019), Saint Erasure (2010), and True Crime (2009), all from Talisman House — as well as two chapbooks, Night Calendar (Omerta, 2018) and First Love (The Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange Collection, 2013). Her work has appeared in journals such as Brooklyn Rail, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, New American Writing, and Volt, as well as anthologies such as No Gender: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards (2009) and Bay Poetics (2006). The recipient of a 2009 Fund for Poetry Award and a 2016 Creative Work Grant from Intersection for the Arts, she founded and curated the Bay Area Poetry Marathon reading series (2004 – 2019) in San Francisco. She teaches at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland with poet Joseph Lease and cats Whitman and Dickinson. Read more at www.donnadelaperriere.net.
Anna Maria Hong is the author of three recent books: Age of Glass, winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Poetry Competition, the novella H & G (Sidebrow Books), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Clarissa Dalloway Prize, and Fablesque, winner of Tupelo Press’s Berkshire Prize. A former Bunting Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, she has poetry and fiction published and forthcoming in publications including The Nation, Colorado Review, The Common, Shenandoah, Plume, Ecotone, Smartish Pace, The Hopkins Review, Poetry, Poetry Daily, Best New Poets, and The Best American Poetry. She is an Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College. https://www.annamariahong.net/
Christine Hume is the author of an experimental memoir in the form of three interlinked essays, Saturation Project (Solid Objects, 2021), as well as three books of poetry and six chapbooks. She recently edited a special issue of the American Book Review on Girlhood (April 2020) and finished a new manuscript on two despised subjects in America, sex offenders and women’s bodies. She is professor of English at Eastern Michigan University. https://christinehume.com/