Monday, January 14, 2019

07:00 PM  
George Wallace & John Macker in Santa Fe

Visiting NY Poet George Wallace visits  Santa Fe

reading with Santa Fe poet John Macker

Teatro Paraguas

3205 Calle Marie Suite B 
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 

Tel: 505 424-1601

7 pm

suggested donation $5 to $10

 

 

George Wallace is writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in New York, writing professor at Pace University in Manhattan, and winner of the Orpheus Prize (BG), Naim Frasheri Prize (MK), CSAO Award (IT), and Alexander Gold Medal in Greece. Suffolk County Long Island’s first poet laureate, he is editor of Poetrybay, co-editor of Great Weather for Media in New York City, and author of 33 chapbooks of poetry, including A SIMPLE BLUES WITH A FEW INTANGIBLES, chosen as a Top Ten summer poetry reading choice by the Huffington Post in 2017.

 
 
This is George's second visit to the northern New Mexico poetry community, having read at Church of Beethoven (Albuquerque) and the Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos) in 2011.
 
His latest book is
 
A Hundred Years Among The Daisies
poems by George Wallace
ISBN 978-1-946642-68-4.
Stubborn Mule Press, 2019
Devils Elbow Mo

 

 

John Macker

Award- winning poet/playwright/essayist John Macker lives in Santa Fe, NM. His latest publications areThe Blues Drink Your Dreams Away, Selected Poems 1983-2018, (Stubborn Mule Press, 2018), Gorge Songs with Denver woodblock artist Leon Loughridge (DCArt Press, 2017)  and Blood in the Mix  (with El Paso poet Lawrence Welsh) Lummox Press, 2015. Other books include Disassembled Badlands,  Woman of the Disturbed Earth,  Underground Sky, Adventures in the Gun Trade , Las Montañas de Santa Fe and The Royal Road: Impressions of El Camino Real ( both in limited edition and with woodblock art by Leon Loughridge.).