Peninsula Literary Series presents A Reading on Friday, September 18, 2009, 7:00 p.m. At Gallery House, 320 South California Avenue, Palo Alto @ Birch, through Printer’s Inc. Café Featuring Catherine Brady and D. A. Powell
Carrie Hechtman and Jean Znidarsic, series co-organizers
D. A. Powell
D. A. Powell is the author of Chronic, which was published this year by Graywolf Press. In addition, he has published three previous books of poetry, Tea, Lunch, and Cocktails, which was a finalist for the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. He teaches in the English Department at the University of San Francisco and lives in the Bay Area.
Catherine Brady is the author of three story collections, including Curled in the Bed of Love, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and The Mechanics of Falling, recently released by the University of Nevada Press. Her stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Best American Short Stories. She is also the author of a biography, Elizabeth Blackburn and The Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA, and a forthcoming book on the craft of writing fiction. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco.