Poetry lovers check out our “Z” list: Sacramento poets Mary Zeppa and Stanley Zumbiel, reading on Thursday, January 22nd at Logos Books, 513 Second Street. Evening begins at 7:30 pm and runs till 9pm. Light refreshments served, and all are welcome!
Mary Zeppa’s poems have appeared in such print and on-line journals as Perihelion, Switched-on Gutenberg, Zone 3, The New York Quarterly, Permafrost and Redux, and in several anthologies. She is author of two chapbooks, Little Ship of Blessing and The Battered Bride Overture and Executive Editor of Keepers of the Flame: The First Thirty Years of The Sacramento Poetry Center. Zeppa’s full-length collection, My Body Tells Its Own Story, is forthcoming from the Cherry Grove imprint of WordTech Press.
For 20 years, Zeppa (also a singer and lyricist) was one-fifth of the a cappella quintet Cherry Fizz.
Stan Zumbiel taught English in middle and high school for thirty-five years and has had a hand in raising four children, yet doesn’t have the slightest idea how he got to be old. He wrote his first poem in 1967 while serving in the Navy. In 2008 he received his MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He continues to write in his Fair Oaks home that he shares with Lynn, his wife of twenty-nine years.
Previously his poems have appeared in Poet News, Nimrod, The Suisun Valley Review, Primal Urge, Off Channel, Medusa’s Kitchen, Convergence and the Sacramento Anthology Late Peaches.