March 2, 2017 –
This winter and spring, the Inlandia Institute will be hosting “Poetry! At the Library”. Join us on March 2 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm at the Riverside Public Library downtown, upstairs, Ruth Nolan and Allyson Jeffredo.
Each month through June we will be exploring the range of poetry that exists in the Inland Empire, from the Beat tradition to the Indian diaspora, from desert to ecology to spoken word, and more. Readings to be followed by a brief open mic, so bring a poem to share and be in the spotlight too! Sign ups begin at 6:45 pm.
The Riverside Public Library is located at 3581 Mission Inn Avenue in the heart of downtown Riverside.
Ruth Nolan is professor of English and creative writing at College of the Desert. Her debut poetry chapbook, Ruby Mountain, was published in November, 2016 by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has most recently been published in the Pen USA/Rattling Wall anthology Only the Light Can Do That and in Angels Flight Literary West. Her short story "Palimpsest" was published in the L.A. Fiction Anthology (Red Hen Press 2016) and won an Honorable Mention award in Sequestrum's 2016 Editor's Reprint award..
Allyson Jeffredo is a writer of Southern California. Her work can be found in The Fem, Cider Press Review, Slipstream Press and others. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from California State University San Bernardino and currently teaches writing to elementary and college students of the Inland Empire.
This event is free and open to the public.
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