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Words and Music
Marin Society of Artists, 1515 3rd Street (corner of E Street), San Rafael CA.

Blue Light at the Gallery will continue on Zoom until it is safe to meet at the gallery again.

Regular schedule:   
First Fridays  2 or more featured poets
Book Launch Mondays  for recently published authors
impromptu as needed

Each event's Zoom link is unique. To receive, please RSVP to BlueLightPress@aol.com

Friday, July 9, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific Time (9 pm Eastern)
Emilie Lygren, author of What We Were Born For
Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Cast Away and The Tiny Journalist.

Monday, July 19, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
Poets from the Blue Light Press Summer Workshop
The poets in this reading have just spent four days together exploring Ekphrastic Poetry and writing about music, dance and art. Many of the poems they will read have just been written. Poets reading include Loretta Walker, Lisha Adela Garcia, Mary Kay Rummel, Marsha Nelson, Pat Barone, Nancy Lee Melmon, Jennifer Lagier. Holly Veldhuis, Barbara Saxton, Claudia Reder, Mylo Cchaaf, Elaina Whitesell, MJ Moore, Paul Fisher, Steve Trenam, Jaime Zukowski, Jeffrey Bartfeld and Diane Frank.

Saturday, August 21, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
George Wallace, Writer in Residence, Walt Whitman Birthplace
with Poets from his Blue Light Press Workshop today.

Friday, September 10, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
Emily Rolfe Grosholz, author of The Stars of Earth: New and Selected Poems
Lucille Lang Day, author of Birds of San Pancho and Other Poems of Place
John Teton, author of The Book of Geezer

Friday, September 24, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
Diane Frank, author of While Listening to the Enigma Variations
Lois P. Jones, author of Night Ladder

Friday, October 8, 2021 – 6 pm Pacific (9 pm Eastern)
Jeanne Lupton, author of Love is a Tanka
Kate Aver Abraham, author of Arms of My Longing
Kath Abela Wilson, author of Figures of Humor and Strange Beauty
Rick Wilson playing flute

Sunday, October 17, 2021 – 2 pm Pacific (5 pm Eastern)
Book Launch Matinee – Poets and Flash Fiction Superstars
Claudine Nash, author of Beginner's Guide to Loss in the Multiverse
Meg Pokrass, author of Spinning to Mars
Francine Witte, author of Dressed All Wrong for This


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