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David Alpaugh and Kathleen Lynch
21 JUNE 2012 — thursday
Poetry Flash presents a reading by David Alpaugh and Kathleen Lynch, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 (510/849-2087, www.moesbooks.com; wheelchair accessible, ASL interpreters for the deaf and hearing impaired may be requested a week in advance by email, firstname.lastname@example.org)
More about the readers David Alpaugh's new poetry chapbook is Crazy Dave Talks With The Poets. His work appears widely in hard copy and on the net, and he is the monthly poetry columnist for Scene 4 Magazine. A finalist for Poet Laureate of California, he is known for his controversial essays and his satiric poems on 'Po-Biz'. His first collection, Counterpoint, won the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize from Story Line Press. His work is anthologized in California Poetry from the Gold Rush to the Present.
Kathleen Lynch's first collection, Hinge, won the Black Zinnias National Poetry Book Competition. Stephen Dunn says, "She's a poet of both gravity and charm, continually fascinated with the vagaries of what it means to be alive. I'm an unabashed Kathleen Lynch fan. She even knows how to make sadness lively." Her chapbooks include How to Build an Owl, No Spring Chicken, Alterations of Rising, and Kathleen Lynch-Greatest Hits.