Buzz Kill – Alcala – Leising

Kathleen Alcala

  • Novella Carpenter has another story about her skills at animal husbandary on Salon.com: Buzz Kill.“Preparing my back-porch beehive is my favorite rite of spring, but this year my flock mysteriously went missing. I’ll miss more than just the honey.”
  • The University of Arizona Press has just released Kathleen Alcala’s first collection of essays, The Desert Remembers My Name Check out her web site for a list of upcoming readings. Publishers Weekly writes, “Alcalá displays an intellectual curiosity that has led her to think and write creatively about less personal matters. Her essay on the Opata peoples of Mexico is fascinating, and in another essay, she masterfully blends the harrowing experience of Andrea Yates, who drowned her five young children, with the mythic stories of Mexican folklore.”
  • Jared Leising has a reading this Friday, March 23rd, 7-9 p.m. $5, on Phinney Ridge. Gallery (2nd floor) of Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N. Untitled [Intersection], 2007 features Rebecca Loudon and Jared Leising
    with Sheri Brown as performance artist. Reception with wine & sumthin to eat.

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