That’s me in the
spotlight small print.
I’ll be reading.
If you’re in the neighborhood, please come by to
hold my hand listen. I’ll appreciate it. And I hear there will be wine. Lots of wine.
Peninsula Literary Series Presents
Friday, January 27, 2012 — 7:00 p.m.
At Gallery House, 320 South California Avenue, Palo Alto
@ Birch Street, through Printer’s Inc. Cafe
Featuring: Brittany Perham, Casey FitzSimons,
and guest artist Wendy Fitzgerald
And presenting guest readers:
Teri Carter, Virginia Bellis, Jessica Hahn, and Richard Lawson
Authors will have books for sale at the reading. Donations of $5-10 gratefully accepted.
About Featured Authors Casey FitzSimons and Brittany Perham
Casey FitzSimons’ poetry appears in print and online in The Newport Review, Hobo Camp Review, EarthSpeak, The Prose-Poem Project, flashquake, Leveler, and others. She has been a finalist in the River Styx and Writecorner Press poetry competitions. She has collected her works annually in chapbooks, most recently No Longer Any Need (2011) and Altering the Lay of Land (2010). Casey taught art in San Francisco for many years, publishing her studio drawing book, Serious Drawing, with Prentice Hall, and reviewing many exhibitions for Artweek. She has a master’s degree in Fine Arts from San Jose State University.
Brittany Perham is the author of “The Curiosities” (Parlor Press 2012). Her recent work may be found in Southern Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, Lo-Ball, Linebreak, and elsewhere. She is a Jones Lecturer in poetry at Stanford University, where she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow from 2009-2011. She is a founding member of the word/music project Nonstop Beautiful Ladies and she lives in San Francisco.