May 2011

Celebrate a new edition of Moon Mist Valley with a reading at SPC on Monday May 9th at 7:30 pm

Hosted by Emmanuel Sigauke

Josh Fernandez reads at the Sacramento Room

6pm Wednesday, May 4

Second floor, Central Library – 828 I Street

Hosted by Bob Stanley

Josh Fernandez has lived in Sacramento on-and-off for almost 20 years. He currently writes for and has written arts and culture stories for the Sacramento News & Review, San Antonio Current, Hartford Advocate and other publications. Fernandez’s first poetry broadside, In the End, it’s a Worthless Machine, was published by Rattlesnake Press in early 2009 and his first full-length collection of poems,

Spare Parts and Dismemberment, is now available from R.L. Crow. His poems have also been published in Pax Americana, Poetry Now, the Rattlesnake Review and Hardpan.

Poetry Reading Monday May 2 book launch for

Fog & Woodsmoke: Behind the Image

edited by Stephani Schaefer

With readings by: Brigit Truex, Cleo Griffith , Eric Nystrom, Gordon Preston, Joyce Odam, Judith Pacht, Kathy Kieth, Katy Brown, Lara Gularte, Robert Davidson, Taylor Graham, Stephani Schaefer, and Susan Kelly-DeWitt.

Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th and R