Jacqueline Berger and Rayme Waters, 7p.m.Friday January 25

Bayscape Peninsula Literary presents – an evening of poetry and prose.

Friday January 25, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

At Gallery House, 320 South California Avenue, Palo Alto

Featuring: Jacqueline Berger and Rayme Waters with Guest Artist Edith Sommer  

Donation $5 -10

And Presenting Guest Readers:

Aimee Norton, Jeanne Watson, Joel Katz and John Felstiner


Produced by Carrie Hechtman  and Jean Znidarsic

(photo by Nathan Hechtman)

Rayme Waters

Born in San Francisco, Rayme Waters grew up in Northern California and Linköping, Sweden. Her short stories, from the collection The Island of Misfit Girls,have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and a Dzanc Award, and awarded a storySouth Notable Story distinction. Her debut novel, The Angels’ Share, is the story of a young woman rebuilding her life while working at a small Sonoma County

winery. She lives in Palo Alto, and is working on her next novel, Quicksilver.

Jacqueline Berger

Jacqueline Berger’s latest book, The Gift That Arrives Broken, won the 2010 Autumn House Poetry Prize. Poems from the book were featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac. Her poetry has been published in numerous anthologies and journals, including The Iowa Review, American Poetry: The Next Generation, On The Verge, Old Dominion Review, Rhino, River Styx, and Nimrod.

She is the director of the Master of Arts in English program at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont. She lives in San Francisco.

For information on Gallery House – http://www.galleryhouse2.com