The Quinton Duval Poetry Series at Logos Books, 513 Second Street, hosts Sacramento Poet Laureate , Jeff Knorr, and Bay Area poet, Lynne Knight, on Thursday, March 28th at 7:30 pm. Signed chap books are for sale at the reception following the reading at 8:30. All are welcome!
Jeff Knorr is the author of the three books of poetry, The Third Body (Cherry Grove Collections), Keeper (Mammoth Books), and Standing Up to the Day (Pecan Grove Press). His other works include Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Poetry and Fiction (Prentice Hall); the anthology, A Writer’s Country (Prentice Hall); and The River Sings: An Introduction to Poetry (Prentice Hall). His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including Chelsea, Connecticut Review, The Journal, North American Review, Red Rock Review, Barrow Street, and Like Thunder: PoetsRespond to Violence in America (University of Iowa, 2002).
Lynne Knight’s fourth collection, Again, was published by Sixteen Rivers Press in 2009. Her previous collections areDissolving Borders (Quarterly Review of Literature), The Book of Common Betrayals (Bear Star Press), and Night in the Shape of a Mirror (David Robert Books), plus three award-winning chapbooks. A cycle of poems on Impressionist winter paintings, Snow Effects (Small Poetry Press), has been translated into French by Nicole Courtet. Knight’s work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2000, and her awards include a Theodore Roethke Award from Poetry Northwest,a Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, an NEA grant, and the 2009 RATTLEPoetry Prize. Her translation, with the author Ito Naga, of I Know/Je sais will appear from Sixteen Rivers Press in September of 2013. She lives in Berkeley, California.
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