Monday, November 12, 2007

Joanne Kyger at CSUSM Thursday, Nov 15

Please join us on Thursday, November 15 at 7 p.m. for the next reading in the Community and World Literary Series at California State University, San Marcos, featuring Joanne Kyger.

The reading will be held on the Cal State San Marcos campus in Academic Hall 102. The event is free and open to the public, but there is a fee for on-campus parking.

Joanne Kyger, a native California poet, is known for her ties to the poets of Black Mountain College, the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat Generation. Her recently published book About Now: Collected Poems (National Poetry Foundation) gathers her writing from 1957-2004 and has been widely acclaimed as a significantly milestone in the history of American literature. The author of more than 20 other books of poetry, she has taught at Mills College, The New College of San Francisco, and for over 30 years at the Summer Writing program at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. Other recent publications include Not Veracruz (Libellum Press, Fall 2007) and Loose Renditions, on line at Her recent rewards include a 2006 award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. She currently lives on the coast north of San Francisco.

Event Information:

Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m.
Academic Hall 102
California State University, San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
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