Fallbrook's Writers Read Presents Celebrate Poetry!

in Poetry

It's National Poetry Month, and Kate Harding has a new collection!

Join us Wednesday 11 April, 6 to 7:30 p.m.


Café des Artistes 103 S. Main Street, Fallbrook, CA 5:30 Doors open, supper menu available (call for reservations, 760-728-3350) 6:00 – 7:30 Open mic reading, followed by Kate Harding reading and book launch

This month's reading is a celebration of National Poetry Month — and the launch of Kate Harding's new collection Santa Monica Disposal & Salvage.

Harding, of Rainbow, is a Pushcart Prize nominee in both fiction and poetry, Her work has appeared in numerous print journals and online at Perigee, Contemporary World Literature, Contemporary World Poetry and Literary Mama. She co-authored the chapbook Maiden, Mother, Crone, a collection of poetry. She was a fellow at the American Film Institute, and PBS produced and aired her movie A Berkeley Christmas. Her chapbook What Women Do was a finalist in the Earth's Daughters chapbook competition. She also uses the pen name Penny Perry, under which her new collection has been published.

Santa Monica Disposal & Salvage will be available for sale and signing.

For the open mic segment, bring a favorite poem to share — your own or someone else's.

For those who would like to dine during the reading, the Café offers a special bistro supper menu. Call Café des Artistes at 760-728-3350 to reserve a table. Plentiful seating for those not dining is also available. The Café entrance is in the rear of the Art Center, off Alvarado Street.

For more information, contact Kit-Bacon Gressitt at kbgressitt@gmail.com or 760-522-1064.