Left Coast Writers Poetry: Jeff Kingman Kawika’s Ocean Beach Deli 734 La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94121 Sunday, July 5th from 5pm-7:15pm Join a featured LCW poet at the First Sunday of the Month Happy Hour Poetry series at Kawika’s Ocean Beach Deli. Our featured poet’s reading is followed by an open mic for other poets to share original work, or even just to read favorite poems aloud. Happy Hour starts at 5pm, and after our featured poet reads for 30 minutes, open mic (three minutes per poet) goes until 7:15 pm. Celebrate creativity and poets while supporting a local, community-oriented, and family owned business! Enjoy $1 off your sandwich with the purchase of a glass of wine or bubbly! Up in July is Jeffrey Kingman. In honor of the 4th of July holiday weekend, we propose independence as a theme for the Open Mic poetry session. This can be about what independence and/or freedom mean to you personally and may be related or totally unrelated to political independence – your choice! Jeffrey Kingman lives by the Napa River in Vallejo, California. He won the Red Berry Editions 2015 Valentine poetry contest and also the 2012 Revolution House Flash Fiction Contest. He has read at Quiet Lightning and Bay Area Generations. His poetry
We want to congratulate Left Coast Writer Jeff Kingman. His short story, “Marriage,” will be published in the Skuylkill Valley Journal on May 2 (in print and online at http://www.svjlit.com) and his novel, Moto Girl, reached the semifinalist level in the 2009 Dana Awards.
Left Coast Writer® Jeff Kingman is a finalist for Cutthroat Magazine‘s 2009 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award. First prize in each genre is $1250 and publication in Cutthroat. Second prize in each genre is $250 and publication in Cutthroat. All finalists are acknowledged in CUTTHROAT and considered for publication. Winners are announced in Poets and Writers, Winning Writers and the AWP Chronicle.