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Upcoming Readings:

May 15, 2022:

George Lober, Barbara Quick, Raegen Pietrucha

George Lober is the author of two books of poetry Shift of Light and A Bridge to There. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and e-zines, including the Monterey Poetry Review, Homestead Review, Eclectic Literary Forum (ELF); Quarry West; The Sandhill Review; Porter Gulch Review, Red Wheelbarrow, The Anthology of Monterey Bay Poetry and The Listening Eye. He is a former winner of the Ruth Cable Memorial Prize for Poetry and currently lives in Monterey, California.

Barbara Quick won the 2020 Blue Light Press Poetry Prize for her debut chapbook, The Light on Sifnos (2021: Blue Light Press). A widely published writer, she is best known as author of the 2007 novel Vivaldi’s Virgins, translated into a dozen languages and currently in development as a mini-series. Five of Barbara’s poems were recorded by Garrison Keillor and featured on The Writer’s Almanac last year. She has been the featured guest several times on Grace Cavalieri’s program from the Library of Congress, “The Poet and the Poem.” Barbara’s newest novel is What Disappears(May 17, 2022: Regal House).

Raegen Pietrucha writes, edits, and consults creatively and professionally. Her chapbook, An Animal I Can’t Name, won the 2015 Two of Cups Press competition; her debut poetry collection, Head of a Gorgon, is forthcoming with Vegetarian Alcoholic Press in May; and she has a memoir in progress. She received her MFA from Bowling Green State University, where she was an assistant editor for Mid-American Review. Her work has been published in Cimarron Review, Puerto del Sol, and other journals. Connect with her at and on Twitter @freeradicalrp.

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Erin Redfern, Leonora Simonovis, Nancy Miller Gomez

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