Tuesday, September 7, 2010

This Week in California: Canoga Park 9/7, Orange 9/8, Fieldbrook 9/9, La Jolla 9/11

• Tuesday, September 7, 2010 – 9:00pm
The Cobalt, 22047 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA
http://www.poetrysuperhighway.com/cobalt/index.html (Cobalt Poets)

• Wednesday, September 8, 2010 – 8:00pm
Ugly Mug, 261 N. Glassel St., Orange, CA
http://www.poetryidiots.com/  (Two Idiots Peddling Poetry)

• Thursday, September 9, 2010 – 6:00pm
Café des Artistes, 103 S. Main St., Fallbrook, CA
http://www.kbgressitt.com/events/  (Fallbrook Writers Read)

• Saturday, September 11, 2010 – 7:00pm
D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave., La Jolla, CA

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS is included in the anthology *Punk Rock Saved My Ass* (Ukiah: Medusa’s Muse, 2010) and the latest issue of *West Wind Review* (Ashland: University of Southern Oregon, 2010). In December 2009, Amendment Nine (Arcata) published his first book *No Asylum* http://www.amazon.com/dp/0984280006/ref=cm_sw_su_dp

David Meltzer writes: "Nicholas Karavatos is a poet of great range and clarity. This book is an amazing collectanea of smart sharp political poetry in tandem with astute and tender love lyrics. All of it voiced with an impressive singularity."

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS lives near Dubai, teaching literature and writing at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. He has been an Assistant Professor there since 2006. From 2001 he had taught general studies at a small private college in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

NICHOLAS KARAVATOS is a graduate of Humboldt State University where he earned his B.A. in English with a minor in Art History (1986), and of New College of California where he earned an M.F.A. in Poetics (1999).

NO ASYLUM is available from these independent booksellers:
Arcata, CA – Northtown Books
La Jolla, CA – D.G. Wills Books
Olympia, WA - Last Word Books
Portland, OR – Powell’s Books
Salem, OR – Tigress Books
San Francisco, CA – Bird & Beckett
San Francisco, CA – Books & Bookshelves
Venice, CA – Beyond Baroque

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