Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Awaken the Sleeping Poet

Awaken the Sleeping Poet, Barnes & Noble Northwoods
Thursday, July 28, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Featured Reader: Tom Keene

Tom Keene began writing poems in the mid-sixties. His poems have been published in Huehuetitlan Journal, El Placazo, National Catholic Reporter, San Antonio Express-News, Harmony magazine, Latin America Press (Lima, Peru), and The Palo Alto Review. Anthologies include Poets of the Springs and Poets of the River (audiotape). Latitudes Press published his first book of poems, The Waters of Becoming, in 1989. His second book of poems is Flowers for Love Makers, Peace Builders and God Seekers published by Palabras Press.

Keene holds graduate degrees in Applied Theology, Psychology and Religious Studies. Along with others, he helped found the Writers’ Institute at Our Lady of the Lake University. He has worked as a community organizer, advocate for the handicapped, freelance writer, university professor, consultant on nonviolence, and as a child therapist for the San Antonio School District in the Alazan-Apache Courts. He was a founding member of the San Antonio Archdiocesan Justice and Peace Commission. He was also a founding member and officer of the San Antonio Community Radio Corporation, a parent organization of Texas Public Radio and station KSTX. He served as a senior editor of San Antonio’s Voices de la Luna, a poetry magazine.

Awaken the Sleeping Poet at Northwoods Barnes & Noble
Henderson Pass at 281 and 1604
Open mic from 8:00 to 9:00

Bring yourself, bring a poem, and bring a friend!

Your Host:
Floyd (Michaud) L. Lamrouex