LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY: Works by Jeanne Powell
Join us for an evening of wine, poetry, prose and great chat with talented local writer Jeanne Powell. Carousel is an enticing collection of essays and elegant rants written by an experienced word dancer, who speaks to her audience with intelligence and wit. A lost lady in front of an upscale hotel reminds her of stories by Jean Rhys. Watching how the media covers Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, she does not mince words. Negotiating public transit requires invoking the presence of Quan Yin. Whether sharing a journey to a poetry salon, or experiencing a stage musical, Jeanne draws you in.
“At a time when the confessional mode has banished American poetry to one vast self-mirroring island, the work (more…)