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 for more information.

Photograph by Cathy Cade