Second Sunday: Poets Jenny Root and Tim Whitsel

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 6/8/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
 Two poets from Eugene are the featured readers this month. Open mic follows the reading and books will be available for sale.

Jenny Root’s first full-length collection of poems, The Company of Sharks, was published in the fall of 2013. Her work has appeared in such journals as basalt, Cloudbank, Elohi Gadugi Journal, Fault Lines, Fireweed, The Meadowland Review and Windfall, and anthologized in What the River Brings: Oregon River Poems and New Poets of the American West.

Tim directed the Windfall Reading Series for six years. His poem Mudflat Allure won first place at the 2013 Northwest Poets’ Concord. Whitsel’s works often reflect his passions for gardening, jazz, western rivers, soccer, bicycling, and wine.

Library: Downtown Bend Public Library    Find the Downtown Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541/312-1032