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Why to the Rocks poetry anthology virtual reading at Beers Books


Friday, June 11 | 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Please join us the Community of Writers as they partner with Beers Books and Random Lane Summer Poetry Reading Series for a poetry reading to celebrate Why to These Rocks: 50 Years of Poetry from the Community of Writers.

This reading is dedicated to the memory of Al Young former California Poetry Laureate, and long-time CW Board Member and Workshop Leader.

Emcee, Lisa D. Alvarez, Editor
Hosted by former Sacramento Poet Laureate Bob Stanley

featuring readings from:
Noah Blaustein  •  Victoria Dalkey •  Blas Falconer
Cody Gates •  Brenda Hillman  •  Renato Rosaldo  •  Shelley Wong

with a special appearance by Al Young’s son Michael Young, who will read Al’s poem from the anthology; and colleague Ray Tatar who will remember Al.

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About the Speaker

Lisa Alvarez

Lisa Alvarez

Lisa Alvarez is a professor of English at Irvine Valley College. Her poetry and prose has appeared in numerous literary journals. Alvarez coedited Writer’s Workshop in a Book: The Community of Writers on the Art of Fiction with Alan Cheuse and Orange County: A Literary Field Guide with Andrew Tonkovich. She codirects the annual Community of Writers summer conference in Olympic Valley, California, and lives in Modjeska Canyon.


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