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 Sunday, November 12th – 2-4 pm
Paul Fericano, Don Skiles & Phyllis Klein

Klipschutz hosts…

Three on a Match! The New, Improved Reading Series…


Paul Fericano • His poetry and prose have appeared in publications and media outlets in the U.S. and abroad since 1971, including Miramar, The Realist, Mother Jones, The New York Quarterly, Saturday Night Live, The Wormwood Review, Krokodil (Moscow) and Charlie Hebdo (Paris). Satirist, social activist and native San Franciscan, he is the recipient of the Prix de Voltaire (France) and the Ambrose Bierce Prize (San Francisco). His most recent collection of poetry is The Hollywood Catechism (Silver Birch Press, 2015).

Don Skiles • He’s the author of Miss America and Other Stories, The James Dean Jacket Story, and the novel Football (Pelekinesis Press, 2014). His work has appeared in many magazines, including Qaartsiluni, Snowmoneky, Silenced Press, Over the Transom, MungBeing, and Chicago Quarterly Review. His collection of short fiction, Rain After Midnight, was published in 2017 by Pelekinesis Press. He lives in San Francisco.

Phyllis Klein • Her work has appeared in the Pharos of Alpha Omega Medical Society Journal,  Qarrtsiluni, Silver Birch Press, New Verse News, Crosswinds Poetry Journal, Chiron Review, The American Journal of Nursing, Rat’s Ass Review, Dovetails, International Journal of the Arts, among others, and forthcoming in Sweet, a Literary Confection. She believes in poetry and sees poetic dialogue (between writers and readers of poetry) as an intimate relationship-building process that fosters healing on many levels. 



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