Donna de la Perriere and Barbara Tomash

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 4:30 pm
Photo of Barbara Tomash
Creative Writing Lecturers Donna de la Perriere and Barbara Tomash read from their poetry. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives
The Poetry Center
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Donna de la Perrière

The recipient of a 2009 Fund for Poetry award, Donna de la Perrière is the author of Saint Erasure, a finalist for the Northern California Booksellers Association’s 2011 Book of the Year Award, and True Crime. Her work has appeared in Agni, American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Five Fingers Review, New England Review and Bread Loaf Quarterly, New American Writing, Volt and other journals as well as No Gender: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards and Bay Poetics. De la Perrière curates the Bay Area Poetry Marathon reading series every summer at The Lab in San Francisco.

Barbara Tomash

Barbara Tomash worked extensively as a multimedia artist before her creative interests turned her toward writing. In 1998 she received her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from SF State, where she now teaches. Her poetry has appeared widely in literary journals, including Colorado Review, New American Writing and zyzzyva. Her book Flying in Water won the Winnow First Poetry Award and has been reissued by Spuyten Duyvil Press. Tomash also wrote The Secret of White.