LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY: Fundraiser for Afghans 4 Tomorrow with Adrienne Amundsen, Author of Reclaiming the Apple
Left Coast Writers and friends; lovers of poetry, women’s rights and healing vibes for our planet: Please join us for a little wine and a celebration of the power of poetry at a Fundraiser for Afghans4Tommorow at Book Passage in the Ferry Plaza. Adrienne Admundsen will be reading from her collection of poems about Afghanistan, its troubles and the path to healing.
Afghans4Tomorrow, Inc. (“A4T”) , is a registered non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reconstruction and development of Afghanistan. A4T is also a registered nonprofit with the Afghan Ministry of Economics. Their concentration is in improving the capacity of those they serve in their education, agriculture and health programs to become self sufficient and contribute to the economy of their families and country.
Adrienne Amundsen is a psychologist, specializing in trauma, grief, and creativity. Born in Texas, but long ago transplanted to northern California, she is the mother of two grown boys. Her poetry has been published in a number of literary journals and anthologies, and her poetry collection Cassandras Falling was published in 2011. Dr. Amundsen’s interests have taken her from the caves of France to the war zone in Afghanistan, and she has taught classes on shamanism and cave art both locally in California and internationally. She works with a local nonprofit organization, Afghans 4 Tomorrow, which helps Afghans provide girls’ education and economic opportunities for families.