Author Event With Poets Chris Ransick And Albert Garcia

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Author Event With Poets Chris Ransick And Albert Garcia
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Poets Chris Ransick and Albert Garcia will be reading from their latest collections of poetry at BookBar.

About Ransick

Chris Ransick, appointed Denver Poet Laureate in 2006, is the author of five books, including Never Summer, which won a Colorado Book Award for poetry, and A Return To Emptiness, a Colorado Book Award fiction finalist. Chris has been a faculty member at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver since 2005 and was recognized with the Lighthouse Beacon Award for teaching excellence. He has served as a member of PEN USA’s Freedom to Write Committee and closer to home, spent eight years on his local public library board. His new collection of poems, Language for the Living and the Dead, was released in 2013 from Conundrum Press, which has issued new editions of all his previous titles.

About Garcia

Albert Garcia is the author of three books of poems: Rainshadow (Copper Beech Press), Skunk Talk (Bear Star Press), and, recently released, A Meal Like That (Brick Road Poetry Press). Individual poems have been published widely in journals such as The North American Review, Willow Springs, Poetry East, Prairie Schooner, and Southern Poetry Review. He has also published Digging In: Literature for DevelopingWriters (Prentice Hall). His poems have won various awards, have been featured in Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry, and have been read by Garrison Keillor on A Writer’s Almanac.

Albert has a bachelor’s degree from Chico State University, an MFA from the University of Montana, and an EdD from Benedictine University. He taught community college English for 17 years and now is Dean of the Language and Literature Division at Sacramento City College. He lives with his wife, the artist Teresa Steinbach-Garcia, in Wilton, California.
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