TUESDAY POETS AT THE LIBRARY
PAUL WILLIS & DANIEL THOMAS
Tuesday, July 10th at 7:30pm*
SB Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu, “Fireplace Room”
Host: Poet Laureate Enid Osborn + the Tuesday Poets Committee
Paul Willis has been a professor of English at Westmont College for over 30 years, and he is a former poet laureate of Santa Barbara. His recent books include Getting to Gardisky Lake (Austin State University Press, 2016) and To Build a Trail: Essays on Curiosity, Love & Wonder (WordFarm, 2018). Paul will be reading from his newest book, Deer at Twilight: Poems from the North Cascades (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2018.)
Daniel Thomas received an MFA in poetry from Seattle Pacific University and has studied literature and film at various universities. His work appears in national and international journals. He has enjoyed a lengthy career in nonprofit management and is the father of three grown children. After living many years in Minneapolis, he and his wife, Ellie, moved to Santa Barbara in 2015. Dan will be reading from his new book, Deep Pockets (St. Julian Press, 2017.)
PARKING in City Lot adjacent to Library entrance on Anacapa, mid-block between Anapamu & Figueroa.
*PLEASE NOTE: This event takes place after Library hours— our greeter quits at 7:40pm and the door is locked, so please arrive on time!