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Earth Day Poetry Reading and Awards at Hartnell College

April 9th, 2008

On Monday, April 21, 2008, poets from Monterey, Salinas, and Santa Cruz will read poems in celebration of Earth Day at Hartnell College. Readers include Susan Freeman, Kathryn Petruccelli, and Jennifer Lagier Fellguth.

The reading will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hartnell College Center at 411 Central Avenue in Salinas.

This event also will feature readings by the student winners of the Faith Webster Poetry Prize and the Hartnell Winners of the Poetic Voices contest.

The Faith Webster Prize is awarded to two Hartnell College students and carries a cash prize of $500. Poetic Voices is an intercollegiate prize open to five students in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties.

The poetry reading is sponsored by the Homestead Review literary journal and Circo Poetry Clubs at Hartnell College with a grant from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation Youth Fund. Donations from this event will benefit the Homestead Review.

For more information please contact English instructor Maria Garcia Teutsch at 831-755-6943. To read more about the participants, please visit our website at www.hartnell.edu/news.