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May 2018

William Brewer reads poems about addiction Mill Valley Library Cosponsored by Marin Poetry Center

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley , CA 94941 United States
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These moving and dramatic poems tackle the pain of the opioid addiction in West Virginia, how it affects family, addicts and the community. Brewer manages to infuse the poems with beauty and hope as well as speaking in the many voices of the epidemic Rooted in the physical and spiritual landscape of West Virginia, the poems focus on the small town of Oceana (nicknamed Oxyana for the record number of overdoses there), Oceana acts as a stand-in for West Virginia…

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