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LOCAL>> Blue Light at the Gallery
You are warmly and joyfully invited to a virtual reading with 4 wonderful poets
Friday, February 5 – 6:00 pm PT (8:00 pm CT)
Featuring readings by:
* Mary Kay Rummel, Author of Nocturnes: Between Flesh and Stone
* Cary Waterman, Author of Threshold: New and Selected Poems
* Karen Poppy, Author of Crack Open/Emergency
* Florence Weinberger, Author of Ghost Tattoo
Mary Kay Rummel was poet laureate of Ventura County, CA from 2014-2017. Her ninth book of poetry, Nocturnes: Between Flesh and Stone has just been published by Blue Light Press. Four of her books have been published by BLP, including Cypher Garden and The Lifeline Trembles, which was a winner of the 2014 Blue Light Poetry Prize. She divides her time between Ventura and Minneapolis.
Cary Waterman is the author of seven books of poems, including The Salamander Migration from the U. of Pittsburgh Press and When I Looked Back You Were Gone from Holy Cow! Press, a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award. Book of Fire from Nodin Press was a finalist for the Midwest Book Award. Her most recent publication, Threshold: New and Selected Poems, includes the best poems from her earlier work and a generous sampling of new poems.
Karen Poppy has work published in numerous literary journals, magazines, and anthologies. Her chapbook, Crack Open/Emergency, is published by Finishing Line Press (2020), and she has a new chapbook forthcoming with Finishing Line Press. Her chapbook, Every Possible Thing, is published by Homestead Lighthouse Press (2020). An attorney licensed in California and Texas, Karen Poppy lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Florence Weinberger is the author of five published collections of poetry, the most recent, Ghost Tattoo. Along with five nominations for a Pushcart Prize and a nomination for Best of the Net, her poetry has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Spillway, Nimrod, Poetry East, Rattle, Baltimore Review, Calyx, Miramar, The River Styx, North American Review, The Los Angeles Review, and Shenandoah. Her poems have also been published in many anthologies.