a special reading in memory of Susan Claire Bonetto
with Ken Haas, Barb Reynolds, Siân Killingsworth, Janet Jennings, and Amanda Moore
Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3pm Pacific Time
Co-hosted by the Marin Poetry Center
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About the poets:
Ken Haas lives in San Francisco where he works in healthcare and sponsors a poetry writing program at the UCSF Children's Hospital. Ken’s poems have appeared in over 50 journals and numerous anthologies. His first full poetry collection, Borrowed Light, praised by Joe Millar and Ellen Bass, won the 2020 Red Mountain Press Discovery Award, won a 2021 prize from the National Federation of Press Women, and was shortlisted for the 2021 Rubery Book Award. Ken has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, has won the Betsy Colquitt Poetry Award, and has participated several times in the Community of Writers, on whose Board of Directors he currently serves. Please visit him online at http://kenhaas.org.
Barb Reynolds was the founder of Second Sunday Poetry Series. She holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology and spent 22 years as an emergency response child abuse investigator. Barb’s first chapbook, Boxing Without Gloves (Finishing Line Press), was shortlisted for the 2015 Rubery International First Book Award. During COVID seclusion Barb published the trilogy Isolation Journal, Vol’s 1-3 (bookbaby.com), and her latest chapbook Drawing Words (Finishing Line Press) was released last October. Barb is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and she divides her time between Los Angeles and Provincetown, MA. barbreynolds.com
Siân Killingsworth has been published in Blue Earth Review, Typehouse Literary Journal, Stonecoast Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry (Poets Resist), and other journals and anthologies. She is the Anthology Editor for the Marin Poetry Center and Curator for the Second Sunday Poetry Series. Find her on Twitter: @sianessa and @2ndSundayPoetry.
Janet Jennings’ poetry and flash fiction have appeared in Agni Online, Baltimore Review, Nimrod, Shenandoah, and Verse Daily, among others. She is the author of Traces in Water, a poetry chapbook and lives in San Anselmo, California with her husband and twin daughters.
Amanda Moore, whose debut poetry collection Requeening (Ecco, 2021) was selected for the National Poetry Series by Ocean Vuong, is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in journals and anthologies such as ZYZZYVA, Catapult, and Best New Poets. Poetry Editor for Women's Voices for Change and a reader at Bull City Press and VIDA Lit, Amanda is a high school teacher and avid ocean swimmer and surfer. She lives in the Outer Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco.