The Poetry Night Reading Series is proud to welcome the poet Carlos Reyes on Thursday, May 3rd at 8 P.M. He will be performing at the John Natsoulas Gallery at 521 1st Street.
Carlos Reyes is a noted poet and translator who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. He is a frequent traveller and has given many readings internationally, including at the Bangalore International Centre, as well as in Ecuador, Panama, Spain, and Ireland.
A finalist for the Oregon Book Award, Reyes is the recipient of numerous other accolades, including the Ethel Fortner Award from St. Andrews College. He has had fellowships across the world, including the Yaddo Fellowship, the Fundación Valparaiso in Spain, and the Heinrich Boll Fellowship in Ireland. He was the fellow for The Oregon Arts Commission; he served as the poet-in-residence of the Joshua Tree National Park, and as the writer-in-residence at the Island Institute in Sitka Alaska.
He has been published in several notable journals and anthologies, and is the author of five books of poetry; most recently, Pomegranate, Sister of the Heart (Lost Horse Press, 2011).
Attendees are encouraged to arrive early at the John Natsoulas Gallery to secure a seat, and to sign up for a spot on the Open Mic list. The Poetry Night Reading Series, organized and hosted by Andy Jones and produced by Pia Baur, occurs on the first and third Thursday of every month at the John Natsoulas Gallery.
Who: Carlos Reyes
What: The Poetry Night Reading Series
When: Thursday, May 3rd at 8PM
Where: John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st Street
Media Contact: Pia Baur
The John Natsoulas Gallery 530-756-3938
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Please also plan to join us for former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Dana Gioia, for a noon reading on Thursday, May 17th at the John Natsoulas Gallery.