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Wales to Bay: A Poetry Reading
July 12, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT
Join us for a Transatlantic poetry reading with two poets from the SF Bay area, Caroline Goodwin and Sarah Kobrinsky, and two poets from Wales, Graham Harthill and Christopher Twigg. Zoom details & author bios below.
Caroline Goodwin moved from Sitka, Alaska to California in 1999 to attend Stanford as a Wallace Stegner Fellow in poetry. Her books are Custody of the Eyes (dancing girl press, 2019), The Paper Tree (Big Yes Press, 2017), Peregrine (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and Trapline (JackLeg Press, 2013). She also published a chapbook, Text Me, Ishmael, with Steven Hitchins’ Literary Pocketbook Series based in Pontypridd, Wales, 2012. Goodwin lives and teaches in the San Francisco Bay area.
Sarah Kobrinsky was the 2013-2015 Poet Laureate of Emeryville, CA. She is the author of Nighttime on the Other Side of Everything, New Rivers Press. She was born in Canada, raised in North Dakota, seasoned in England, and tempered in California.
Graham Hartill’s latest book is a collaborative translation (with Wu Fu Sheng), The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (Commercial Press, Beijing, 2020). He lives in the Black Mountains of South Wales, works as a writer in residence in a prison and teaches on the Master’s Programme in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes for the Metanoia Institute, London. He has a new collection of his own poems, possibly called The Necklace, coming this Autumn from Aquifer Books.
Christopher Twigg’s most recent poetry collection is ‘The Handle of the Door’ (2019 Aquifer). He lives in Talgarth, Wales where he also paints.
Topic: Wales to Bay: A Poetry Reading
Time: Jul 12, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 711 5615 5385