Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Poetry Reading in Monterey, Calif., Tuesday 11/9 at 7 p.m., for the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium

Maria Garcia Teutsch from Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) blog Maria Garcia Teutsch

The Monterey Bay Poetry
Consortium Presents:

Lisa B (Bernstein)
Maria Garcia Teutsch

Tuesday, November 9, 7:00 p.m.
East Village Coffee Lounge,
498 Washington Street, Monterey
$5.00 Admission

Poet-singer Lisa Bernstein (Lisa B) is the author of The Transparent Body (Wesleyan University Press) and Anorexia (Five Fingers Poetry). Her poems have appeared in 60+ anthologies and periodicals, including The Kenyon Review, Tikkun, Ploughshares, Calyx, Brilliant Corners, Field, City Lights Review, Zyzzyva, Antaeus, and Feminist Studies. She has won creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Ucross Foundation, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Headlands Center for the Arts, and Puffin Foundation and was just named the alternate Poet Laureate of Emeryville. Lisa B is also a jazz-soul singer-songwriter incorporating poetry into original songs and standards. Her latest CD of four is The Poetry of Groove (2009). Raised in Santa Cruz, she lives in Oakland. See

Maria Garcia Teutsch is Editor-in-chief of Ping-Pong magazine. She also serves as president of the board of directors of the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, Ca. She is widely published, and has three poetry chapbooks, Surrender Dorothy, Fractured Fortunes, and there are no cars on this highway. She teaches poetry and creative writing at Hartnell College. She is an MFA candidate at New England College.
Upcoming Events:
Dec. 14---Diana Garcia and Jim Powell

For more information, please contact John Laue:
(831) 684-0854
Cosponsored by the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium, Poetry Slow Down on KXRA540,
The National Writers Union, Chapter 7,


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