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Oct 2

October 2, 2014

Salon for Arts: Poetry

Salon for Arts Featured Poet Sahara 2110 Ashby Avenue Berkeley, CA Cover charge $15. Last Sundays monthly, 1-4pm (510) 383-0717 | yollanda@salonforarts.com www.salonforarts.com Books for sale afterward.

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Sep 1

September 1, 2014

Poetry Corner — An Interview (from Sweatpants and Coffee)

“Poetry is kind of like Brussels sprouts,” a friend of mine said recently. “Some people love it and most people hate it.” I find this both funny and, sadly, true; sadly because I consider myself a poet – but it took a long time, a lot of work and even more encouragement by fellow poets and mentors to claim that title. The woman who made that tasty analogy is Julia Park Tracey, and she was recently named Poet Laureate for…

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Aug 22

August 22, 2014

Where I’ve Been

Everyone says, “Oh, I’ve been so busy.” I have, too, but in a low-key way. In January of this year, my brother-in-law Dennis was diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer. I had just made a rigorous plan for my books, writing, and marketing for 2014, and had gathered full momentum already. But I realized that some things are more important than writing blog posts or tweeting about my writing projects. So I put most of my work aside and made…

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Mar 27

March 27, 2014

April is National Poetry Month

I’ll be posting a poem a day in April (30 days, you know) on Facebook, Twitter, Medium and Voqel. I’ll also be blogging about poetry on the Indie-visible page on April 7. If you’re interested in my poetry, I have a limited number of copies of Amaryllis: Collected Poems available for $12 including shipping. 

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