Sunset Poetry by the Bay at Studio 333
333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, Calif.
Wednesday, June 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. .
Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Albert Flynn
DeSilver, Claire Blotter & Tim Kahl
Hugh Behm-Steinberg’s published work
includes The Opposite of Work (JackLeg Press), Shy Green Fields
(No Tell Books) and Sorcery (Dusie Chapbook Kollektiv) as well as two
different chapbooks titled Good Morning! (Deconstructed Artichoke Press
and Dusie Chapbook Kollektiv). His poems have appeared in such places
as Crowd, VeRT, Volt, Spork, em, esque, Thrush, Forge, Cue, Slope,
Aught, Fence, Swerve, dirt, Nap, ditch, Zeek and Sweet, as well as a
few places with more than one syllable. In 2012 his libretto for
a children’s opera, The Clever Wife, commissioned by the Houston Grand
Opera for its Opera to Go program, was performed in Houston area
elementary schools. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow and NEA creative
writing fellowship recipient, he teaches writing at California College
of the Arts, where he edits the journal Eleven Eleven.
Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker/trainer, publisher and writing coach. Albert served as Marin County’s first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. His work has appeared in more than 100 literary journals worldwide including ZYZZYVA, New American Writing, Hanging Loose, Jubilat, Exquisite Corpse, Jacket (Australia), Poetry Kanto (Japan), Van Gogh’s Ear (France), and many others. He is the author, most recently of Beamish Boy: A Memoir, Spring 2012, Letters to Early Street, Spring 2007 from La Alameda/University of New Mexico Press, and Walking Tooth & Cloud, January 2007 from French Connection Press in Paris. Albert is also a meditation teacher at The Spirit Rock Center. In addition, he is a speaker and trainer having taught writing workshops at conferences and institutions coast to coast—from AWP and The British Institute in Paris, to The University of California-Davis. He lives in Northern, California.
Claire Blotter writes and performs poetry with movement, sound, and body rhythms. Her work has been published in Barnwood, Gargoyle, the We’Moon Datebooks, California Quarterly, and Canary, among others. She represented San Francisco in poetry slams in the early ’90's, placing second in National Team Competitions in Boston and Chicago. Her award winning video documentary, “Wake Up Call: Saving the Songbirds,” has been screened in 11 film festivals from Mill Valley to Chicago. She also taught writing and theater at S.F. State University, John F. Kennedy University, Dominican University, and the College of Marin. Her third chapbook, Moment in the Moment House, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2013.She teaches in the Independent Study, California Poets in the Schools, and Poetry Out Loud Programs in Marin County.
Tim Kahl is the author of The Century of Travel Book (CW Books, 2012) and Possessing Yourself (Word Tech, 2009). His work has been published in Prairie Schooner, American Letters & Commentary, Berkeley Poetry Review, Fourteen Hills, George Washington Review, Illuminations, Indiana Review, Limestone, Nimrod, Ninth Letter, Notre Dame Review, South Dakota Quarterly, The Journal, Parthenon West Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, The Texas Review, and many other journals in the U.S. He has translated German poet Rolf Haufs, Austrian avant-gardist, Friederike Mayröcker; Brazilian poets, Lêdo Ivo and Marly Oliveira; and the poems of the Portuguese language's only Nobel Laureate, José Saramago. He also appears as Victor Schnickelfritz at the video, poetry book review and poetics blog The Great American Pinup. He is also the editor for Bald Trickster Press, which is dedicated to works of poetry in translation into English.r
Art Gallery ~ 333 Caledonia Street,
Sausalito, Calif. -- (415) 331-8272
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