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Peter LaBerge & Rebecca Foust Falkirk Center
November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rebecca Foust, the Marin County Poet Laureate, is the author of four books of poetry: Paradise Drive (2015), which won a Poetry Society of Virginia Book Award, a National Indie Excellence Award for Poetry, a San Francisco Book Festival Award for Poetry, and a Royal Dragonfly Award for Poetry; All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song (2010), winner of a Many Mountains Moving Press Book Prize; and God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World (2010), a collaboration with artist Lorna Stevens that won a Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award for Poetry. Foust’s chapbooks include Mom’s Canoe (2009) and Dark Card (2008). Foust has held residencies at the MacDowell Colony and the Frost Place, where she was the 2014 Dartmouth poet-in-residence. She is on the board of the Marin Poetry Center, a reader for the Northern California Book Award, and assistant editor of fiction for Narrative magazine. She is an autism activist and a grassroots organizer.
Peter LaBerge is the author of the chapbooks Makeshift Cathedral (YesYes Books, 2017) and Hook (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015). His recent work appears in Best New Poets, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, Pleiades, Tin House, and elsewhere. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Adroit Journal, and is the recipient of a fellowship from the Bucknell University Stadler Center for Poetry. He lives in Redwood City, California, where he works as a content marketer.