My CSU Sacramento Festival of the Arts Alumni Reading was a great success–there was a wonderful turnout. As always, it’s a thrill to share my writing with a willing and eager audience be they 1) interested readers 2) inspired writers 3) supportive friends and colleagues or 4) coerced students. I was very happy to be … Read more
On April 19, 2011 at 3:00pm, I will be reading at this year’s CSUS Fetival of the Arts alongside Simone Youngblood at the English Department’s Alumni Reading. The reading will be at the CSUS Library Galleria. Hope to see you there!
Exploring the interface between visual and verbal expression, Design Professor Nigel Poor and English Professor Doug Rice will display their works Nov. 15-Dec. 9 in the Else Gallery in Kadema Hall. Gallery hours are noon-4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday. Poor will give a talk at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, and a reception … Read more
Wednesday, March 17, 7 pm, 1005 Mendocino Hall Fiction reading with Carole Maso Carole Maso is the author of the novels: Ghost Dance, The Art Lover, AVA, The American Woman in the Chinese Hat, and Defiance ; as well as Aureole (a book of short fictions); Break Every Rule (essays); The Room Lit by Roses … Read more
For weeks now, I’ve been looking forward to and dreading the release party for Peter Grandbois’ newest book, ‘Arsenic Lobster: A Hybrid Memoir.’ Sure, I’m excited to catch up with colleagues who I haven’t seen since graduation in May, but I’m not looking forward to toting along my six-week old son to the event. Picture upset crying during the middle of the reading.
Peter Grandbois’s The Arsenic Lobster: A Hybrid Memoir – Release Party Wednesday, 30 September 2009 18:00 – 23:00 The Urban Hive 1931 H. St Sacramento, CA 916-585-HIVE Price: FREE Spuyten Duyvil presents ‘The Arsenic Lobster: A Hybrid Memoir’ by Peter Grandbois. Come out and meet the rising star of the literary scene, Peter Grandbois (author … Read more
The following message was circulated via English L, Sacramento State’s English Department’s link serv.—————————————————————- Dear Students: Due to unprecedented budget reductions imposed upon the CSU, our employee bargaining units have agreed to take 24 furlough days this year. The staff of the English Department and I will be observing furlough on the campus designated days … Read more
CSUS Professor of English, Brad Buchanan, will be performing poems from his most recent book, “Swimming the Mirror: Poems for My Daughter” on Thursday, June 25th at 8pm at Luna’s Cafe 1414 16th Street Sacramento. California He will also be reading some newer poems about parenthood and his recently acquired US citizenship. This will be … Read more
We arrive at Arco Arena around 11:15–just a little bit early before the graduates are supposed to gather. It’s bright out–but the weather forecast says it should be a comfortable 85 degrees tops. I’m already starting to sweat under these black polyester poly-something robes that my mom was kind enough to iron for me that … Read more
It’s weird being on campus. With only one class this semester, I’m so rarely there. I didn’t even buy a parking permit. If I do find myself on campus, it’s to run paperwork errands, pay a binding fee, pick up robes, get something signed. For once, I’m not hauling around a big backpack–just a small … Read more