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Third Thursdays @ Willow Glen Library
November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Feature: Linda Lappin
Willow Glen Library
1157 Minnesota Avenue, San José, CA, 95125
(408) 808-3045 or (408) 266-1361
Free and open to the public.
Linda Lappin is a former Professor of English, retired in 2018. Her latest collection tentatively called “Falling Home” is in the first round of editing and revision work with April Ossmann (formerly with Alice James Books). She has an MFA from San Jose State University where she was fortunate in meeting and taking classes with Ishmael Reed, Naomi Shehab Nye, Jane Hershfield (through the Montalvo seminars), Sam Mao, and Alan Soldofsky. She has studied with Ellen Bass and Molly Fisk (poetry bootcamp). Through the MFA she published her first collection “Not Far from the Tree” and while there published individual poems in Convergence, Coe Review, Sanskrit, and Schuylkill Valley Journal. Though many of her poems are narrated from Boulder Creek, he now lives in San Jose, California. Do not confuse her with the other Linda Lappin living in Italy, please.
upcoming at Third Thursdays:
December: Laurence Snydal