November Poetry Reading at Logos Books features Sacramento poets Al Garcia and Heather Hutcheson

redwingLogos Books is proud to present the fourth year of the Quinton Duval Poetry Series, and invites you to attend our next  reading on Thursday, November 14th.  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 November keep reading!

Albert Garcia has published two books of poems, Rainshadow (Copper Beech Press) and Skunk Talk (Bear Star Press), as well as Digging In: Literature for Developing Writers (Prentice Hall). Individual poems have appeared in many journals including Prairie Schooner, Mid-American Review, North American Review, Yankee, Poetry East, and Willow Springs.  His work has appeared in Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry and has been read by Garrison Keillor in The Writer’s Almanac. 

A native of Northern California, Albert grew up on a walnut orchard near Red Bluff.  He now lives in the rural community of Wilton, California, and serves as dean of the Language and Literature Division at Sacramento City College. 

Heather Hutcheson is a Professor of English at Cosumnes River College (CRC). At CRC, Heather serves as a founding editor of the campus literary journal, the Cosumnes River Journal, co-hosts a literary reading series, and organizes an annual senior and student memoir conference, Our Life Stories, each Spring. Heather spends the majority of her time outside of the classroom working to promote the arts and literacy in Sacramento: she has been an Arts Commissioner since 2008, convenes an annual community service and philanthropy event, and she is the co-president of the Colonial Heights Friends of the Library.  Heather’s poems are inspired by, among other things, her travels to Oaxaca, Mexico and her commitment to learning (and teaching) language.

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