OTHER VOICES WOMEN'S READING SERIES
Friday, October 13, 2006, at 7 p.m.
Antigone Books, 411 North 4th Avenue
Featured reader: Maria Melendez
Open microphone and book-signing follow featured reader.
Maria Melendez serves as Associate Editor for Momotombo Press, and as co-coordinator for Poetas y Pintores: Artists Conversing with Verse, a traveling exhibition of contemporary Latino art and poetry. Her collection of poetry, How Long She'll Last in This World, was published in 2006 by the University of Arizona Press. She has worked as writer-in-residence at the Davis Arboretum in California, where she taught environmental poetry workshops for the public, and as assistant professor of English at Saint Mary's College in Indiana, where she taught courses in eco-feminist poetry and multi-ethnic literature. Her poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in such magazines as Inter-national Quarterly, Orion Afield and Ecological Restoration. She currently lives in northern Utah.