Logos Books is proud to present the fourth year of the Quinton Duval Poetry Series, and invites you to attend an amazing line-up of paired poetry readings beginning Thursday, September 26th. Poetry readings begin promptly at 7:30, followed by the opportunity to mingle with the poets, purchase chap books and enjoy light refreshment. For more on the featured poets for September, keep reading!
Dennis Schmitz is well known on the local poetry scene, and the author of seven books of poetry, including The Truth Squad (Copper Canyon Press, 2002). He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Shelley Memorial Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He taught for more than thirty years at CSUS and served as Poet Laureate of Sacramento.
Tom Crawford is author of six books of poetry, and recipient of the Pushcart Prize, ForeWord Book of the Year, the Oregon Book Award for Poetry, and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. He now resides in New Mexico, but will be joining his former teacher, mentor and friend, Dennis Schmitz , in our first evening of the Quinton Duval poetry series. Tom will be reading a variety of his poems, many featured in his most recent book Names of Birds.