We are to be the featured guests for the Multnomah County Library Verse in Person (VIP) series in October.
VERSE IN PERSON
Wednesday, October 25
Multnomah County Library NW Branch,
23rd and NW Thurman, 7-8 PM.
Duane Poncy and Patricia McLean.
Duane Poncy and Patricia McLean are poets, activists, performers, and co-founders and publishers of The Habit of Rainy Nights Press, whose first offering was Raising our Voices– An Anthology of Oregon Poets Against the War.
Duane, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is working on a novel about his ancestors and the history of colonialism in the Americas. With Patricia he is a member of Roadside Bomb, a pro-peace, anti-war performance poetry group.
In addition to poetry, Patricia McLean writes fiction and essays. She is involved in anti-poverty work, and her poetry is heavily influenced by this experience. She and Duane recently collaborated on a mystery novel, Bartlett House.