The Poetry Night Reading Series will function Wendy Williams and Jen Vernon at 8 p.M. Thursday, June 15, on the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. In downtown Davis. Admission is unfastened.
Williams is a creator, educator, and poet. She is the writer of two chapbooks, “Some New Forgetting” and “Bayley House Bard,” and, in 2016, a real “first poetry ebook with a backbone”: “In Chaparral: Life on the Georgetown Divide” (Cold River Press).
She has been a member of the organization Red Fox Underground Poets of the Sierra Foothills for extra than 10 years. Her work has regarded in Rattlesnake Review, Song of the San Joaquin Quarterly, “Late Peaches: Poems by way of Sacramento Poets,” “Canary: A Literary Journal of the Environmental Crisis,” West Trestle Review and Common Ground Review.
She is working on a chapbook titled “Name Me One Female Scientist! Poems on Women in Science.”Her internet site, ReStoryYourLife.Com, capabilities a blog and authentic artwork close to early trauma. She is presently seeking a writer for her memoir, “Autobiography of a Sea Creature — Coming Home to My Body after Infant Surgery.” Her brief tale “The Advantage” seems inside the 2017 spring/summer quantity of CALYX Journal.
She earned her grasp of excellent arts in creative writing from Mills College and teaches writing at Folsom Lake College.Vernon’s first e-book of poetry, “Rock Candy,” turned into posted by using West End Press in 2009. It received the Tillie Olsen Award because the first-class e-book of creative writing that insightfully represents working-magnificence existence and way of life from the Working Class Studies Association, SUNY, Stony Brook, in June of 2010.
In August of 2009, Garrison Keillor decided on a poem from “Rock Candy,” titled “Blackberry Pie,” to perform on “The Writer’s Almanac.”
Vernon earned a grasp’s degree in worldwide studies on the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. In the communique at UC San Diego. She has been a featured poet in clubs and performance areas in the San Diego-Tijuana region and has supplied papers on performance poetry and its role in network constructing at a number of venues.An open mic will follow the readings by way of the featured poets. Participants will be requested to limit their performances to five minutes or gadgets, whichever is shorter.
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