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PoeticLicenseSonoma – Sponsored by Sebastopol Center for the Arts – Poetry
June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmfree
Poetic License Sonoma: “Elements of Nature” themed poems plus special guest Abayomi Animashaun
Topic: Elements of Nature, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm
The 8 poets comprising “Poetic License Sonoma” explore the theme of Elements of Nature this month, and are joined by a special guest – Abayomi Animashaun. Paul DeMarco will be MC for this evening.
About Abayomi Animashaun: Abayomi is a winner of the Hudson Prize for poetry and a recipient of a grant from the International Center for Writing and Translation. Abayo is the author of two poetry collections, Sailing for Ithaca and The Giving of Pears, and editor of two anthologies. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin. An immigrant from Nigeria, he has an MFA from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a PhD from the University of Kansas.
Presenting poets: Abayomi Animashaun, Susanne Arrhenius, Joseph Cutler, Paul DeMarco, Kusum Irene Jain, Leo McCloskey, Steve Trenam, Judith Vaughn, Jaime Zukowski.
Registration is required to receive the zoom link which will be emailed to you prior to event.
The reading is free, although donations to The Sebastopol Center for the Arts are welcome.