March 2011 Book Launch: St Pat’s party, readings, workshops, book fair!

14 Mar

Tomorrow’s the big day–my new poetry collection comes in! Here’s the schedule for my events in March 2011. I hope to see you at a reading, workshop or book fair!

featured reading
Tues. 3/15 7:30p
with Danika Dinsmore; open mic follows; bring 3:15s!
Artists Union Gallery, 330 So California, Ventura, CA
free but they pass the hat!

“impressions” art show, broadsides, books
Thurs. 3/17 5-7p
en theos press St Patrick’s Day Party
Book Launch for Gwendolyn Alley’s Middle of the Night
and Danika Dinsmore’s Brigitta of the White Forest
authentic Irish music & entertainment by the McNally’s Irish Ethos
Art opening upstairs in Kama Sutra’s Closet; books, music, treats in the courtyard
El Jardin, Main between Oak and California, Downtown Ventura
free! bring the family!

book fair signing & fun
Sat. 3/19 10-4p
reading, writing & more with Borbala Arvai of BoriDolls & Danika Dinsmore
en theos press booth, Ojai Wordfest book fair, Matilija st, Ojai

“message in a bottle” whales, wines, words
Thurs. 3/24 8:30am-10p

Danika Dinsmore and I join forces Thursday, March 24 to present a unique writing workshop that engages the senses and ignites the imagination. Message in a Bottle: Ocean to Ojai – Waves, Wines, Words will take participants on a journey that begins with at the ocean, continues at a working ranch, and ends with an open mic. The workshop is part of WordFest, Ojai’s newest literary festival that spans nine days from March 19-27.

Message in a Bottle begins with an optional orientation meeting Wednesday from 5:30-6pm at Bart’s Books in Ojai followed by a poetry slam. On Thursday, enjoy pastries and coffee at the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center followed by creativity and writing activities in and around Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center in the Ventura Harbor. Next writers will venture to Vino V and Old Creek Ranch Winery to enjoy wine tasting and food pairing with winemaker Michael Meagher. The final portion of the day takes place in Oak View with a 7pm Living Room style open mic at Big Buddha Lounge.

Tickets are available for purchase from me at one of these events or at http://ocean2ojai-efbevent.eventbrite.com/; you may choose from an all-day pass or a la carte options.

reading & signing
3/25 8-10p
well red book launch at wordfest, los caporeles patio, ojai

I will also be attending and reading in the open mic at Danika’s feature at the Cobalt Cafe in the San Fernando Valley.

You can order our books from http://entheospress.com

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