James Arthur and Traci Chee April 19

Peninsula Literary Table and Art Peninsula Literary presents

An Evening of Poetry and Prose Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:00 p.m. At  Gallery House, 320 South California Avenue, Palo Alto @ Birch Street, through Printer’s Inc. Cafe Featuring:  James Arthur and Traci Chee                                                          

With Guest Readers: Mary Felstiner, John McDonough, Hee-June Choi, Stuart Langs

Produced By Carrie Hechtman and Jean Znidarsic  

James Arthur’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Poetry, Ploughshares, and The American Poetry Review. He has received the Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Scholarship, a Stegner Fellowship, a Discovery/The Nation Prize, and a residency at the Amy Clampitt House. He is currently a Hodder Fellow at the Lewis Center for the Arts in Princeton. His first book, Charms Against Lightning, is available through Copper Canyon Press.

Traci Chee writes and teaches, teaches and writes. Her debut short story collection, Consonant Sounds for Fish Songs, is available through Aqueous Books. Recently, she has been collaborating with visual and performing artists and reading at various literary events in the San Francisco Bay Area. The play “Philia,” based on one of her short stories, will be performed at the San Francisco Fringe Festival in September 2013. Chee keeps a blog at tracichee.blogspot.com and you can follow her on Twitter @tracichee. She likes fish and ships.

Authors will have books for sale at the reading.