Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Life Support: July Literary Events in Sacramento and Beyond

with Suzanne Bruce
Vacaville Art League & Gallery
718 East Monte Vista Avenue
Vacaville, CA

Suzanne Bruce is a poet from Fairfield, CA. She has been collaborating with visual artist Janet Manalo since 2005. Their ekphrastic work will be on display through July 25th.


Jaimal Yogis
Time Tested Books
1114 21st Street
Sacramento, CA

A native of Sacramento, Jaimal Yogis is an award-winning journalist and photographer. He writes for, among other publications, San Francisco Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Chicago Tribune. His first book, Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea, recounts his adventures as a young man to Hawaii, armed with Hesse's Siddhartha and a surfboard.


Shawn Pittard & Laverne Frith
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street
Sacramento, CA

Shawn Pittard is a Sacramento-area poet with ties to the Southwest. He holds degrees in Urban Planning, Geography and Fine Arts. His chapbook, These Rivers, is published by Rattlesnake Press.

Laverne Frith is the author of, among others, Drinking the Light and The Range of Seeing, both from Finishing Line Press. He is the co-editor of the journal Ekphrasis and has been nominated multiple times for the Pushcart.

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