Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium: Readings by Patrice Vecchione and Sally Ashton
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On the second Sunday of each month, come to Old Capitol Books to see the poets of the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium. This afternoon's featured poets are Patrice Vecchione and Sally Ashton, who will read from their work. There is a suggested donation of $5.
Sally Ashton is a poet, writer, editor-in-chief of the DMQ Review, college professor, lecturer, blogger, and workshop presenter who has taught well over 100 workshops. She was appointed the second Santa Clara County Poet Laureate, 2011-2013. She has collaborated with both visual artists and musicians. She is assistant editor of They Said: A Multi-Genre Anthology of Contemporary Collaborative Writing. Her fourth collection, The Behaviour of Clocks was released in April 2019 from WordFarm Press.
Patrice Vecchione recently published Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience with Seven Stories Press, and in spring 2020 Seven Stories Press will publish My Shouting, Shattered Voice: A Guide to Writing Poetry & Speaking Your Truth.