And now for something completely different.
We’re used to poetry readings being hosted in cafes, on university campuses, at libraries, even at bars and galleries, but not so much at houses of worship.
However, I will be reading at University Synagogue, at Michelson and Harvard in Irvine, CA on January 9th at 8 PM, alongside poet Judy Kronenfeld, author of several books of poetry, including Light Lowering in Diminished Sevenths (Antrim House, 2012) and Shimmer (WordTech, 2012), among others.
The service will precede the readings and will be part of the experience, as will a performance by the University Synagogue choir, in which I am also a member!
Here’s one of the poems I will probably be reading that evening