Just updated the Yuba Lit website with our November 17th lineup. Vanessa Hua will be visiting from San Francisco to read from what Oprah Magazine has declared a “searing debut,” her short story collection Deceit and Other Possibilities. Joining her are memoirist Louise Nayer and poet Ingrid Keriotis. It’s going to be another exciting night of
The next Yuba Lit! Memoirist Frances Stroh, poet Eugene Berson, fiction writer Elizabeth Soderstrom. And as always, a highlight: the audience flash-reading round. It’ll be another memorable one. Thursday, September 15th, The Open Book, 671 Maltman Dr. Grass Valley. Full details here: www.yubalit.org.Read more
The summer 16 issue of Ballet Review is out. The editors have kindly allowed me to republish my report on San Francisco Ballet in William Forsythe’s “Pas/Parts 2016,” which the company will perform again next spring. Here’s a snippet: “How dramatically this new incarnation of Pas/Parts differs from the Paris Opera Ballet revival reviewed byRead more
Poetry is as visual an art as are painting and the cinema. One reads poetry for the same reason one goes out for a drive, to see fresh sights. Images are bait, they trap our minds, revive some memory of our own, and get our imaginations working.