Hey, hope to see you at Cine tonight for the latest in the VOX Reading series.
VOX Reading – Rusty Morrison and Barbara Jane Reyes
Tuesday, October 13
8 PM Cine, 234 W.Hancock Ave.
Visiting Poets Rusty Morrison and Barbara Jane Reyes will be reading on Tuesday, October 13, at
CINE at 8 PM. This event, part of this year’s VOX Reading Series, is free and open to the public.
Rusty Morrison’s the true keeps calm biding its story won the James Laughlin Award from the
Academy of American Poets, the Northern California Book Award, and the Ahsahta Press Sawtooth
Prize. Whethering won the Colorado Prize for Poetry. She has received the Poetry Society of
America’s George Bogin, Alice Fay DiCastagnola, Cecil Hemley, and Robert H. Winner Memorial
Awards, as well as the 2008 Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry from Cutbank, the University of
Montana’s literary magazine. Her poems, essays, and/or reviews have appeared in American
Poetry Review, Bomb, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Lana Turner, Pleiades,
New American Writing, Rain Taxi, Volt, Verse, and elsewhere. She has taught in the MFA Creative
Writing Program at the University of San Francisco, and was recently the Poet in Residence for a
semester at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga CA. She is co-publisher of Omnidawn Publishing
Barbara Jane Reyes was born in Manila, Philippines, and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She
received her BA in Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley and her MFA at San Francisco State University. She
is the author of Gravities of Center (Arkipelago Books,) and Poeta en San Francisco (Tinfish Press),
which received the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets. Her third book,
entitled Diwata, is forthcoming from BOA Editions, Ltd. in 2010. Her chapbooks, Easter Sunday,
Cherry, and West Oakland Sutra for the AK-47 Shooter at 3:00 AM and other Oakland poems are
published by Ypolita Press, Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, and Deep Oakland Editions, respectively.
She lives with her husband, poet Oscar Bermeo, in Oakland. Visit her online at