Strength in Diversity: The Poetry of Ecology

Saturday Jun 23 2012   2:00 PM
Berkeley Public Library, 3rd floor Community Meeting Room  2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley, CA  map

Adam David Miller, author of Ticket to Exile, will participate in a poetry reading with Kim Shuck, author of Smuggling Cherokee. The program is hosted by the Ecology Center’s Kirk Lumpkin, a poet, performer, and the Special Events and Promotions Coordinator of the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets. He will be joined by two other Ecology Center poets, Jahan Khalighi, a former member of the Eugene Slam Poetry Team and Nakia “Precious Gift” Dillard. The program rounds out with a young poet from Youth Speaks organizer of the Youth Poetry Slam. A book signing will follow.

Free and open to the public (limited seating, so arrive early!); for more information call (510) 981-6150.

Adam David MillerAdam David Miller has worked in northern California for four decades as a teacher, writer, poet, editor, publisher, and radio and television producer. He has won many awards, including the Bay Area Writing Project's Teachers as Writers Lifetime Achievement Award. Visit www.adamdavidmillerpoet.com for more information.

Photograph by Cathy Cade