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Jan Steckel at Third Thursdays at Willow Glen Library

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT


Featured reader: Jan Steckel!
Open mic to follow.
Free and open to the public.

Jan Steckel is a former pediatrician who stopped practicing medicine because of chronic pain. Her latest poetry book is Like Flesh Covers Bone (Zeitgeist Press, December 2018). Her poetry book The Horizontal Poet (Zeitgeist Press, 2011) won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction. Her fiction chapbook Mixing Tracks (Gertrude Press, 2009) and poetry chapbook The Underwater Hospital (Zeitgeist Press, 2006) also won awards. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Scholastic Magazine, Bellevue Literary Review, New Verse News, November 3 Club, Assaracus and elsewhere. Her work was nominated three times each for the Pushcart and Sundress Best of the Net anthologies, won the Goodreads Poetry Contest three times, and won various other awards. She lives in Oakland, California.

If you wish to be included in the Willow Glen Poetry Project, please email it to willowglenpoetry@gmail.com. If you cannot email your poem see Dennis Richardson. It’s still okay to just read your poem and not blog it.


July 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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Willow Glen Library
1157 Minnesota Ave
San Jose , CA 95125 United States
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