Reading Series: Pure Poetry

APRIL 14 5:30pm
LEFT COAST WRITERS® READING SERIES at the FERRY PLAZA
TOPIC: PURE POETRY
READERS: BECKY FOUST, GAIL FLYNN and ELAINE BOND

Monday, April 14, 2008 5:30pm ||
Book Passage-Ferry Plaza || One Ferry Plaza #46, San Francisco
For Info: See Book Passage or mailto: leftcoastwriters@aol.com

Our Poetry Reading Series are one of our most popular events. Come listen to award-winning poet, Becky Foust, as she reads pieces from her new book of poetry, “Dark Card” (due out in May, 2008 by Texas Review Press) on raising a son with Asperger’s Syndrome, along with Gail Flynn and Elaine Bond.

Becky Foust is an award-winning, published poet whose work will be featured in Poetry Magazine this fall. The Clackamas Literary Review has just accepted seven of Becky’s poems, and others are out in current issues of Margie, Nimrod, Atlanta Review, Caesura, Dos Passos Review, JAMA, Marin Poetry Center Anthology, North American Review, Taproot Literary Review, Wordgathering.com and others. Click here to visit her website at www.rebeccafoust.com to learn more about Becky’s work and upcoming events.

Elaine Bond is an award-winning artist and scientist who won an award for her University of California program where she took 3,000 teens who were at-risk for dropping out of high school and showed them how to use the scientific method outdoors. Many of these kids have pursued higher education. Elaine also writes songs, sings and plays a mean guitar as Dusty Miller.

This reading series by our LEFT COAST WRITERS® always provides us with such a treat, whether it is our poets sharing their truth-filled pieces, writers making us laugh or cry or pause with deep reflection as they read their short stories, memoirs or erotica-filled prose. Come listen to our April readers and then join us for networking at a nearby watering hole.

While you’re there, check out what’s new at Book Passage, buy a book, or sign up a friend for our Salons.

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