Teri Glass, giovanni singleton, & Mary Reynolds Thompson - Meditation on the Theme of Water (Sausalito)

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

Poets Terri Glass and giovanni singleton along with prose writer, Mary Reynolds Thompson will be reading various works on the theme of water. Come and relax with a view of the bay and hear these talented writers share their insights and reflections on water as essential element and metaphor for movement in our lives.

Terri Glass is a writer of the natural world and former statewide director of California Poets in the Schools. She continues to teach youth in Cal Poets program in Marin.She is the author of three books of poetry, the most recent a chapbook of haiku, Birds, Bees, Trees, Love, Hee Hee. Her recent work has appeared in About Place, Young Raven’s Literary Review, Fourth River, California Quarterly and many anthologies including Earth Blessings. In her twenties, she worked for the Dept. of Fisheries and the US Fish & Wildlife Service doing research on salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest. 

giovanni singleton’s debut collection Ascension, informed by the music and life of Alice Coltrane, received the California Book Award Gold Medal. Her writing has also been exhibited in the Smithsonian Institute’s American Jazz Museum, San Francisco’s first Visual Poetry and Performance Festival, and on the building of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She is founding editor of nocturnes (re)view of the literary arts, a journal dedicated to experimental work of the African Diaspora and other contested spaces. A collection of her visual work entitled AMERICAN LETTERS: works on paper is forthcoming in 2018. She holds the 2017-18 Holloway Lectureship in Poetry at University of California-Berkeley.

Mary Reynolds Thompson, founder of Live Your Wild Soul Story, is a pioneer in the emerging field of spiritual ecology. An award-winning writer and facilitator of poetry and journal therapy, she is dedicated to bridging the false divide between outer and inner nature, Earth and soul. She teaches, speaks and holds workshops around the world, and has developed an archetypal model of transformation based on Earth’s landscapes. She is instructor for TreeSisters, an ecofeminist non-profit, and is core faculty for the Therapeutic Writing Institute. Her books are Embrace Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for an Eco-Centric World (with photographer Don Moseman) and Reclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth’s Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness
 

Location: 
100 Bay St.
Sausalito, CA 94965