Reading and Workshop Schedule

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:
John Balaban, M.L. Liebler, Patricia Smith, Dorianne Laux, Laurence Lieberman, Richard Jones, Arthur Sze, and Carol Moldaw.

Webmaster: Tom Thomas

Friday, September 26th, 2014 - 8:00 p.m.
Open reading sign up at 7:30 p.m.

Robbi & Richard Nester

Robbi & Richard Nester

Robbi Nester is the author of a chapbook, Balance (White Violet 2012), as well as two as-yet-unpublished manuscripts of poems. She has published poetry and essays in many journals, and her work is included in five anthologies of poetry and prose. She is an executive editor on Slippage, a journal of science and the arts, and is currently working on an anthology of poetry and art inspired by NPR and PBS stories, shows, etc., called The Liberal Media Made Me Do It! to be published by Nine Toes Press, an offshoot of Lummox Press. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize this year and has won 2nd prize in the Urban Ocean contest at Long Beach Aquarium.

Richard Nester was born in Virginia and educated at the University of Virginia (BA English) and University of Massachusetts (MFA Creative Writing). He moved to CA in 1980. Worked at UC Irvine Writing Center (1980-2012). Twice fellow at Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Published poems in numerous print magazines and journals including Seneca Review, Sycamore Review, Callaloo, Ploughshares and Tikkun, and online in Cortland Review, Inlandia and Qartsiluni. Published in two Orange Ocean Press (my old publishing company) anthologies, Paper Shredders and Polluted Poems. Published essays concerning social justice issues in the Catholic Agitator, the newspaper of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker.