Tebot Bach Series
Additionally, Tebot Bach sponsors poetry readings and writing workshops for schools Kindergarten through college and marginalized venues such as homeless shelters, battered women's shelters, nursing homes, senior citizen daycare centers, hospitals, AIDS hospices, and correctional facilities.
Participating poets include:
Webmaster: Tom Thomas
Note that the November reading is on the 3rd Friday
John Brantingham has been featured on Garrison Keillorís Writerís Almanac, and he has had hundreds of poems published in magazines in the United States and England. His books include the short story collection, Let Us All Pray Now to Our Own Strange Gods and the crime novel Mann of War. His newest poetry collection The Green of Sunset is from Moon Tide Press.
John Gardiner has eleven collections of poetry and prose to his credit, including Coyote Blues, published earlier this year by Windflower Press. He has featured in Russia, Prague, Italy, Germany, Ireland, Brazil, and many venues in California over the past 25 years. As a professional stage actor, Gardiner was a resident actor with South Coast Repertory for five years and with CSC Repertory in NYC for two years. He has performed in nearly 40 productions of Shakespeare's plays and is currently in his 4th year of performing with a touring rock 'n roll show called "Shakespeare's Fool." He co-hosts Laguna Poets Workshop in Laguna Beach and teaches for the Gifted Students Academy at U. C. Irvine.