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Living Writers Series: Dion Farquhar and Gary Young
February 17, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
Dion Farquhar is a poet and fiction writer with recent poems in The Southeast Review, Shampoo, and/or, Dark Sky Magazine, etc. Her chapbook, Cleaving, won first prize at Poets Corner Press in 2007, and her first poetry book was published in November by Evening Street Press. She works as a Lecturer of literature and creative writing at UC Santa Cruz and teaches writing at San Jose City College.
Gary Young is a poet and artist whose honors include the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of American and a Pushcart Prize. His book of poems, The Dream of a Moral Life, won the James D. Phelan Award. He is the co-editor of The Geography of Home: California’s Poetry of Place, and Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems and Poetics from California. Since 1975 he has designed, illustrated, and printed limited edition books and broadsides, which are represented in numerous collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Alberta Museum, and The Getty Center for the Arts.
Co-sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, the Literature Department, and the Porter Hitchcock Poetry Fund.