A New Cadence Poetry Series
J.P. Dancing Bear
reading from their works
Friday, May 21th,
Felix Kulpa Gallery
107 Elm Street, Santa Cruz 95060
(behind Streetlight Records)
C. J. Sage's poems appear nationally and internationally in publications such as The Antioch Review, Black Warrior Review, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Shenandoah, The Threepenny Review, et cetera. Previous books are Let's Not Sleep (poems), And We The Creatures (anthology), Field Notes in Contemporary Literature (textbook/anthology), and Odyssea (poems). After taking her M. F. A. in Creative Writing/Poetry, she taught poetry, writing, and literature for many years. A native of California, she now edits The National Poetry Review and Press and works as a Realtor in Santa Cruz and surrounding counties. Sage resides in Rio Del Mar, California, a coastal town on the Monterey Bay.
J. P. Dancing Bear is the author of Conflicted Light (Salmon Poetry, 2008), Gacela of Narcissus City (Main Street Rag, 2006), Billy Last Crow (Turning Point, 2004) and What Language (Slipstream, 2002), winner of the 2001 Slipstream Prize. His poems have been published in New Orleans Review, National Poetry Review, Knockout, Bateau, diode, DIAGRAM, Verse Daily and many others. His work has been ten times nominated for a Puschcart Prize and once for a Forward Prize. He has been working with Nicaraguan poet Blanca Castellon on translating of her poetry into English, the first will appear in Redactions, Marlboro Review, International Poetry Review, iconoclast and The Bitter Oleander. He has also been working with Mexican poet Oscar Wong to translate his work into English. He is the editor of the American Poetry Journal and Dream Horse Press and the host of “Out of Our Minds” a weekly poetry program on public radio station KKUP.
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