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Monday, November 8 – 7pm
Strictly Virtual
for real!
tonight’s featured readers are
Susan Dambroff and Diane Moomey

Kim Shuck hosts our twice monthly online poetry reading, every 2nd and 4th Monday. Featured readers precede an open mic on the 2nd Monday, while the 4th Monday reading is all open mic. Watch this space for the zoom invitation.

Susan Dambroff is a poet, performer and teacher.  She has published three compilations of poetry. “Memory in Bone,” “Conversations with Trees” and her latest chapbook, “A Chair Keeps the Floor Down”(Finishing Line Press), which dives deeply into her long career as a Special Education teacher. She has been published in many literary journals and anthologies, including Civil Liberties United, Ghosts of the Holocaust, Stoneboat and Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color and Trauma. She performs throughout the Bay Area in Spoken Duets, a poetic collaboration with Chris Kammler. In the spirit of activism they give voice to the massive injustices of the world.
Diane Lee Moomey is a painter and poet living in Half Moon Bay, California, where she co-hosts a monthly reading series, Coastside Poetry. She offers a weekly class in Poetry Appreciation to older and disabled adults through Foothill College’s Disability Resource Center. Her work has appeared in Mezzo Cammin, Light, THINK, The MacGuffin and other publications.  She is the author of four poetry collections, the latest of which, Make For Higher Ground, is available from Barefoot Muse Press.
Kim Shuck is a Tsalagi (Cherokee)/Euro-American poet, author, weaver, and bead work artist who draws from Southeastern Native American culture and tradition as well as contemporary urban Indian life. Born in San Francisco, she belongs to the northern California Cherokee diaspora and is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Kim earned a B.A. in Art (1994), and M.F.A. in Textiles (1998) from San Francisco State University. Her basket weaving work is influenced by her grandmother Etta Mae Rowe and the long history of California Native American basket making. She has taught American Indian Studies at SFSU and was an artist in residence at the de Young Museum in June 2010. In June 2017, Mayor Ed Lee named her as the 7th poet laureate of San Francisco, a post she held until 2021.


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