Andrena Zawinski and Susan Cohen read their poetry
Andrena Zawinski and Susan Cohen will read at 7 pm on Friday, December 8th, at Nefeli Caffe, 1854 Euclid Avenue, a little north of Hearst, in Berkeley, as part of the Last Word Reading Series. Cafe phone is 510-841-6374. There is also an open reading.
Andrena Zawinski’s latest poetry collection is Landings. She has two previous award winning collections: Something About, which won a PEN Oakland Award, and Traveling in Reflected Light, a Kenneth Patchen Prize winner. Her powerful poems have received accolades for free verse, form, lyricism, spirituality, and social concern. She runs the SF Bay Area Women’s Poetry Salon and is Features Editor at PoetryMagazine.com.
Susan Cohen is the author of five books. She was a newspaper reporter, journalism professor, and contributing writer to the Washington Post Magazine. Afterwards, with Christine Cosgrove, she wrote Normal at Any Cost; Tall Girls, Short Boys, and the Medical Industry’s Quest to Manipulate Height, which won awards from the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the National Association of Science Writers. In 2013, she earned an MFA from Pacific University. Her most recent book, A Different Wakeful Animal, received the 2015 David Martinson-Meadowhawk Prize from Red Dragonfly Press.
The Last Word Reading Series is presented by Nefeli Caffe, a cafe/restaurant that serves dinners, tapas, coffee drinks, beer, wine, and more in a beautiful and colorful atmosphere. Dinner here is wonderful and should not be missed. Admission is free.