The Odd Mondays Series at Folio Books

Added to Calendar: 05-21-18


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The Odd Mondays Series at Folio Books
Monday May 21st, 7 PM
3957 24th Street, San Francisco
Come to the Merry Month of May Potpourri Part Two
Peter Neil Carroll, Susan Dambroff, Frances Payne, Dan Richman, Richard Sanderell
Peter Neil Carroll is the author of three previous collections, "Fracking Dakota," "Riverborne: A Mississippi Requiem" and "A Child Turns Back to Wave: Poetry of Lost Places," (Prize Americana, 2012). Other books include the memoir "Keeping Time." His poems have appeared in many journals. He has taught creative writing at the University of San Francisco, taught history and American Studies at Stanford and Berkeley, and hosted “Booktalk” on Pacifica Radio. He lives in northern California with the writer/photographer Jeannette Ferrary. New title: "The Truth Lies on Earth: A Year by Dark, by Bright."
Susan Dambroff is a poet, performer and teacher, living in San Francisco. Her first book of poetry, "Memory In Bone," was published by Black Oyster Press. Her poems have appeared in Stoneboat, Earth’s Daughters, and Red Bird Chapbooks, amongst other literary venues. She performs in “Spoken Duets,” a poetic and improvisational collaboration with performance artist Chris Kammler. Throughout her creative work, she is drawn to the detailed placement of words, the alchemy of sequence and timing. Recent title: "Conversations with Trees."
Frances Payne has written a brief biography of her older brother, John, who fulfilled a lifelong dream to become a painter. The book traces his childhood In Detroit, Michigan, and his introduction to photography and art. Finally, she describes his life as a painter in San Francisco, California. Bohemian, activist, and a decent human being, John Payne created art as delightful and uncomplicated as was the man he grew to be. Titles: "They Make Us Dangerous;" "The Life and Art of John Payne."
Dan Richman local author and retired carpenter, has published three novels, two books of poetry and a memoir. A new book, "Myth Mess: A Rowdy Romp through Greek Mythology," is forthcoming.
Richard Sanderell is a high-energy activist, and survivor of foreign wars whose poetry can be heard at frequent Open Mike readings as well as at political protests and rallies.

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you odd.” - Flannery O’Connor

Join us at The Haystack Pizza, 3881 24th St., at 5:30 P.M. for a no-host pizza/salad or other entré supper ($15-20). The 24 and 48 lines and the J Church offer nearby Muni transportation. Presented by Judith Levy-Sender and Ramón Sender Barayón