A New Cadence in November: Sweeney and Hastings

A New Cadence Poetry Series


Chad Sweeney
Katherine Hastings

Sunday, November 7th
Felix Kulpa Gallery
107 Elm Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(Behind Streetlight Records)

(Special time!

Chad Sweeney is the author of three books of poetry, Parable of Hide and Seek (Alice James, 2010), Arranging the Blaze (Anhinga, 2009), and An Architecture (BlazeVox, 2007), and translator (with Mojdeh Marashi) of The Selected Poems of Iranian poet, H.E. Sayeh, The Art of Stepping Through Time (White Pine, 2011). He edited the anthology, Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds: the Teachers of WritersCorps in Poetry and Prose (CityLights, 2009) and is coeditor of Parthenon West Review. Sweeney teaches poetry and is a Ph.D. candidate at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo where he lives with his wife, poet Jennifer K. Sweeney.

Katherine Hastings is the author of several chapbooks, including Wolf Spider and Sidhe, both published by dPress and Lonidier Rampant, The Small Change Series, WordTemple Press. She is the author of Updraft published by Finishing Line Press in 2010 and Fog & Light to be released from Ahadada Books later this year. Her work has appeared in many journals and anthologies. She founded and hosts the WordTemple Poetry Series in Santa Rosa, CA, bringing well-established poets together with poets who have not yet published a book of poems. In addition, she hosts a radio program, also called WordTemple, on Santa Rosa's NPR-affiliate KRCB 91.1 FM (for information go to

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