Join us for the last poetry evening of the Quinton Duval Poetry Series this year on Thursday, May 9th. We have two wonderful poets coming to Logos Books, 513 Second Street, for the reading which will begin at 7:30 pm: Katherine Hastings and Iris Jamahl Dunkle. Attendees will be able to purchase chap books and poetry collections signed by the authors at the end of the evening, as well as enjoy light refreshments and the opportunity to chat with the poets and other guests. We look forward to seeing you on May 9th!
Katherine Hastings is the author of Cloud Fire (Spuyten Duyvil, NYC, 2012) and Nighthawks (Spuyten Duyvil, NYC, forthcoming), as well as several chapbooks. She is the executive director of the non-profit WordTemple; host of WordTemple on NPR affiliate KRCB FM; and curator of the WordTemple Poetry Series in Sonoma County, CA. For more information, go to www.wordtemple.com
Iris Jamahl Dunkle’s debut poetry collection, Gold Passage, was published by Trio House Press in 2013. Her chapbooks The Flying Trolley and Inheritance were published by Finishing Line Press in 2010 and 2013. Dunkle currently teaches writing and literature at Sonoma State University, Napa Valley College and with California Poets in the Schools (CPITS). She received her B.A. from the George Washington University, her M.F.A. in Poetry from New York University, and her Ph.D. in American Literature from Case Western Reserve University. She is on the staff of the Napa Valley Writers conference and currently resides with her family in Northern California.