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
Clifton Snider is the internationally celebrated author of ten books of poetry, including the career retrospective, Moonman: New and Selected Poems, and four novels: Loud Whisper, Bare Roots, Wrestling with Angels: A Tale of Two Brothers, and The Plymouth Papers. He has published hundreds of poems, fiction, reviews, and scholarly articles utilizing Jungian and Queer Theories. He pioneered gay and lesbian literary studies at California State University, Long Beach. Among his honors are residence fellowships at Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, NY), the Karolyi Foundation (Vence, France), and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico (Taos, NM). His work has been translated into Arabic, French, Russian, and Spanish.
John Perry was born in Alaska, grew up in small towns across the U S, finally settling in California, moved to Orange County in 2006 and currently resides in San Clemente. He is an active part of Sea Country writing classes and volunteers at Tebot Bach Poetry Readings. He has poems published in Interstices, An Anthology (Wiinflower Press, 2010) and the Donít Blame the Ugly Mug Anthology (Tebot Bach, 2011). His first book of poetry, Notes on Napkins came out in 2013 (Windflower Press) He is currently working on two poetry manuscripts: Where Do Butterflies Go When It Rains and San Francisco Poems, a collection of published and unpublished verse. An incurable romantic, he writes of love and loss, beaches, the rain and often of San Francisco.