The fourth year of the Quinton Duval Poetry Series continues at Logos Books with the readings of poets Edythe Schwartz and Bob Stanley on Thursday, March 13th. 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 March, keep reading!
Edythe Haendel Schwartz is the author of two poetry collections, A Palette of Leaves, Mayapple Press, 2012, a finalist for the Eric Hoffer daVinci Eye award, and a chapbook, Exposure, Finishing Line Press, 2007. In 2012, Edythe won first prize in the Friends of Acadia poetry competition for her poem “A Natural Phenomenon.” Edythe’s poems have appeared widely in journals including Cave Wall, Spillway, PMS, Natural Bridge, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, and Water-Stone, among others. A visual artist as well as a writer, Edythe’s paintings and mixed-media works are currently on view at Logos books.
Poet Laureate of Sacramento from 2009 to 2012, Bob Stanley has published two chapbooks: Eleven Blue Strings (little m press) and Walt Whitman Orders a Cheeseburger (Rattlesnake Press). He and his son John Stanley recorded and released a CD of original compositions entitled Songs from Random Lane. Bob serves as President of the Sacramento Poetry Center, and teaches English at Sac State and Sac City College. His new poetry collection, Miracle Shine, was published by CW Books in May 2013.