Organizer: Martin Hickel – Sunset Poetry Series
S U N S E T P O E T R Y B Y T H E B A Y
Sunset Poetry by the Bay at Studio 333
333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, Calif.
Wednesday, September 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. .
Gennie Lim, Javier O. Huerta, Catherine Clark-Sayles & Bobby Coleman
Genny Lim’s live and recorded poetry-music collaborations have included jazz greats, Max Roach, Herbie Lewis, and John Santos and Jon Jang. She’s performed at jazz festivals from San Francisco, San Jose, and San Diego to Houston and Chicago and has been a featured poet at World Poetry Festivals in Venezuela (2005), Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hercegovina (2007), and Naples. She is author of two poetry collections, Winter Place and Child of War, and coauthor of Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island.
Javier O. Huerta is the author of American Copia: An Immigrant Epic and Some Clarifications y otros poemas, which received the Chicano / Latino Literary Prize from UC Irvine. His poems have recently been anthologized in American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011 and has been a contributing editor at Latino Poetry Review. Currently he is working on his doctorate in English at the University of California, Berkeley.
Catharine Clark-Sayles practices medicine in Marin. She began writing poetry as a way to recapture some of her twenties which went missing during medical school. She has had poems published in medical journals, The Bellevue Review, Runes, Spillway and many anthologies. Her first book, One Breath, was published in 2008 by Tebot Bach which also just published her second book, Lifeboat.
Bobby Coleman is a founding member of the Revolutionary Poets Brigade and co-editor (with Virginia Barrett) of OCCUPY SF—poems from the movement. A progressive attorney and MBA, he has been a consistent advocate and organizer for radically sustainable reform solutions for over 30 years, most notably with the League of Revolutionaries for a New America and the San Francisco Tenants Union. He is a graduate of Columbia and Stanford. www.occupyanthology.com
Studio 333 Art Gallery ~ 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, Calif. — (415) 331-8272
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