Come to the Claremont Branch on Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 – 3:00pm to hear local poet Joyce E. Young read her poetry, followed by an interview and discussion as part of the Library’s Clearly Meant Poetry series. A free eight-page chapbook of Joyce Young’s poems can be picked up at any branch of the Berkeley Public Library.
Joyce’s poems have appeared most recently in riverbabble and The New Poets of the American West. She received a California Arts Council Artist in Communities grant, and was a writer-in-residence at the Oakland Museum of California and Oakland Public Library through Writers on Site, a program of Poets & Writers, Inc. Her poetry collection, How it Happens, is forthcoming in the Fall from Pandemonium Press. She is currently working on a novel, Parallel Journey. She also works as a writing consultant at John F. Kennedy University. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6280.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org.
The Claremont Branch is located at 2940 Benvenue Ave, Berkeley CA 94705, and is open: Monday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Thursday 12 noon -8:00 pm; and Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm. For more information about this program call 510-981-6280.
Wheelchair accessible. For questions, to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.