ROBIN EKISS and TROY JOLLIMORE
will read from their latest works
Thursday, November 5 at 7 PM
Local poet Robin Ekiss will read from her beautiful and haunting debut, The Mansion of Happiness. Ekiss received a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford and a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award for Emerging Women Writers.
"Charmed by the curious, the miniature and the grotesque, Robin Ekiss understands where such fascinations lead." —Mark Doty, author of Fire
to Fire, New and Selected Poems
Troy Jollimore's first book, Tom Thomson in Purgatory, was selected by
former US Poet Laureate Billy Collins for the 2005 Robert E. Lee & Ruth I.
Wilson Poetry Book Award, and won the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. Jollimore, an Associate Professor of Philosophy at California State
University, Chico, will read from his recent collection, The Solipsist.
ANNIE BARROWS will read from
Doomed to Dance
Sunday, November 8 at 11 AM *
Annie Barrows will read from Doomed to Dance, her sixth and latest installment to the delightful Ivy & Bean series. Ivy
and Bean have begged and begged - and finally get - ballet lessons.
They thought that ballet meant leaping and kicking and wearing cool
costumes. They really have no interest in learning to dance gracefully.
How will they
get out of the big recital without breaking their promise to their
parents to finish the course?
* Please note that this is a special Sunday morning event.
SUE APPELBAUM instructs how to make a
Sunday, November 8, 1-3 PM
Made in red, green and cream, June Gilbank’s design makes a perfect poinsettia — a large one would be lovely as a table centerpiece or room decoration, and a smaller one could be used to pin on a hat or coat, as a package decoration, or in any way you see fit. Using other colors, it can be an all-season decoration for an outfit or room. A great stash buster, this project will teach you the magic ring.
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