Wednesday, July 20 – 7pm
Book release celebration and reading:
Judith Serin reads new stories from “Gravity”
joined by poet Zack Rogow
reading new poems from “Irreverent Litanies”
Judith Serin’s Gravity, a collection of short stories and the title novella, has just been brought out by Eyewear Publishing. Her collection of poetry, Hiding in the World, was published by Diane di Prima’s Eidolon Editions, and her Days Without (Sky): A Poem Tarot, seventy-eight short prose poems in the form of a tarot deck with illustration and book art design by Nikki Thompson, was published by Deconstructed Artichoke Press.
Judith writes fiction and creative nonfiction as well as poetry, and her work has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She teaches literature and writing at California College of the Arts. www.judithserin
“In stories that are ethereal and haunting, Judith Serin portrays
the inner world of women who confront their desires and constraints.
Imaginative, captivating, sensual, and fierce, Gravity invites you to know yourself
as well as Serin knows her characters.” — Julie Lythcott-Haim
Zack Rogow is the author, editor, or translator of more than twenty books or plays. His ninth book of poems, Irreverent Litanies, was published by Regal House. His most recent play, Colette Uncensored, had its first staged reading at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and ran in London, Barcelona, San Francisco, and Portland. His blog, Advice for Writers, features more than 250 posts on topics of interest to writers. www.zackrogow.c
Come out for the reading!
If you can’t make it down to Glen Park,
you’ll be able to catch it in the live stream on our
YouTube channel or our Facebook page.
If you do watch in the stream, please donate
to support the poets and the streaming expenses.
Donations online will be shared with 1/3 each to Judith and Zack.
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