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Poetry on Sunday @ Carnegie
August 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Our Poetry on Sunday quarterly reading series at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock continues on August 27 at 2 pm–feel free to print and distribute the flyer, available as a PDF right here.
Sy Margaret Baldwin was born and raised in the West Midlands of England. Presently she lives in the Sierra of California where she worked from 1992 to 2008 as a Wildlife Technician for the Stanislaus National Forest. Her poems has been published widely in literary magazines. Her poetry collection, Signal Fires, was published in 2014 by Word Project Press.
Salvatore Salerno has an M.F.A. from University of North Carolina, where he was awarded The Academy of American Poets University Prize. He worked as a poet and playwright in the Visiting Artist Program in North Carolina. More than 110 of his poems have appeared in such magazines as Descant, Poem, and Quercus Review. His poetry books are Sunleaf, Inkboat and the recently released New Wine in Old Barrels. Salvatore is a founding member of Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center.
Linda Scheller‘s writing has appeared in nearly 50 journals and anthologies including Notre Dame Review, Lone Star Legacy, Slipstream, Howling Dog, Hawaii Pacific Review, and The Distillery. FutureCycle Press recently published Ms. Scheller’s first book, Fierce Light, a collection of persona poems based on years of research into the lives and accomplishments of 36 women from world history and culture. For more information, visit her website at www.lindascheller.com.
Gillian Wegener is the author of a chapbook, Lifting One Foot, Lifting the Other (In the Grove Press, 2001), a full-length collection, The Opposite of Clairvoyance (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2008), and was a coeditor of More Than Soil, More Than Sky: The Modesto Poets (Quercus Review Press, 2011). Her most recent collection, This Sweet Haphazard, was published this year by Sixteen Rivers Press. She is founding president of the Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center, has served as poet laureate for the City of Modesto, and has run the Second Tuesday Reading Series for the past eight years. She lives in Modesto with her husband, daughter, and a button-eating dog.