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Robert Eastwood & Peter Weltner
May 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May 24, 2019: Robert Eastwood & Peter Weltner
Robert Eastwood lives in San Ramon, California. He is the author of Romer (Etruscan Press, 2018), and Snare (Broadstone Books, 2016). His prize-winning poems have appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, such as Oxford Magazine, New Zoo Poetry Review, Ekphrasis, The Dirty Napkin, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Full Of Crow, Legendary, Up The Staircase Quarterly, Literary Yard, Kentucky Review, Bird’s Thumb, The Hartskill Review, Spry, Loch Raven Review, Halfway Down the Stairs, Steel Toe Review and others. His chapbooks include Over Plainsong, The Welkin Gate, and Night of the Moth, published by Small Poetry Press. He is a three-time Pushcart Prize nominee.
Peter Weltner grew up in New Jersey and North Carolina, graduated from Hamilton College, and received a Ph.D. from Indiana University. He taught English Renaissance poetry and prose, and modern and contemporary British, Irish, and American fiction and poetry at San Francisco State University for thirty-seven years, retiring in 2006. He has published six books of fiction, most recently The Return of What’s Been Lost (Marrowstone Press, 2017), and fourteen books or chapbooks of poetry including, most recently, The Light of the Sun Become Sea(BrickHouse Books, 2017), Unbecoming Time (Marrowstone Press, 2017), and You Wait For Me Where Mountain Peaks Are White As Your Hair (Marrowstone Press, 2018). His newest book, Antiquary: Poems and Stories, was release this April by Marrowstone Press. His work has been selected for numerous anthologies, among them two O. Henry’s. He lives with his husband in San Francisco by the Pacific.
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.