VERSE IN PERSON
Wednesday, October 25
NW Library 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.