Poets of the Monterey Bay
|Hummingbird Press Author Events|
December 10, 2013
|Tilly Washburn Shaw will read with David Swanger and Douglas McClellan for Poetry Santa Cruz at Capitola Book Café, 1475 41st Avenue, Capitola. [ Read more about this event. ]|
December 14, 2013
|Debra Spencer will celebrate the release of her second collection, Gleams When Wet. Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos. Presented by Hummingbird Press. 1:00 reading, followed by book signing and reception.|
See Amber Coverdale Sumralls website for information on the writing workshops and retreats she offers.
Selected Past Events
| Amber Coverdale Sumrall received the 2010 Gail Rich Award for her contribution to the cultural life of Santa Cruz County, California through her poetry, her poetry workshops and retreats, and her co-presenting the annual In Celebration of the Muse reading by 20 women authors of the Santa Cruz area. Learn more in the article by Wallace Baine in the Santa Cruz Sentinel.|
| Rosie Kings poem Night Heron from Sweetwater, Saltwater was read by poet Marc Beaudin on his weekly 10-minute poetry and jazz radio broadcast Report from the Mountains on WUCX 90.1 FM, Delta College Public Radio in North Dakota. Listen to the 10-minute episode, including Marc Beaudins reading of Night Heron.|
| A book review by Michelle McEwen of Sweetwater, Saltwater by Rosie King appears on the website of the literary review Rattle.|
| On the Water Meridian by Barbara Bloom and Sweetwater, Saltwater by Rosie King were nominated for the first annual Poetry award from the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (2008).|
The following 17 poems by six Hummingbird Press poets have been read by Garrison Keillor on The Writers Almanac on National Public Radio:
By Ken Weisnerfrom Anything on Earth:
The Gardener on August 6, 2010.
Dragonflies at Dawn on June 5, 2009.
Warnings on October 13, 2008.
Permission Granted on November 21, 2013.
By Rosie King from Sweetwater, Saltwater:
By Debra Spencer from Pomegranate: