An Evening of Poetry and Prose – 7pm Friday Sept. 12 at Gallery House, 320 South California Ave, Palo Alto
Featuring David Roderick and Alice LaPlante, with Lita Kurth,
Paul Carroll, Noorulain Noor, Rebekah Pickard, and Erin Byrne
Produced by Jean Znidarsic and Carrie Hechtman, peninsulaliterary.wordpress.com
Alice LaPlante is an award-winning writer of fiction and non-fiction. She teaches creative writing at Stanford, where she was awarded a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and held a Jones Lectureship; and in the MFA program at San Francisco State. Her fiction has been published in numerous literary journals, and won a TransAtlantic Review prize. Author of six books, including creative writing textbook, Method and Madness (W.W. Norton 2009), her novel, Coming of Age at the End of Days will come out in the spring.
David Roderick’s first book of poems, Blue Colonial, won the APR/Honickman Prize. This fall, the Pitt Poetry Series published his second book, The Americans. He teaches in the MFA Writing Program at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and hosts The Late Nite Poetry Show, an interview series on The Rumpus.