march, 2019

24mar1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedLive Poets Society MarchA Readers Series with Poet Laureate Amy Glynn1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Orinda Books, 276 Village Square

Event Details

Series title: “Live Poets Society”

Orinda Books, 276 Village Square, Orinda
Sunday March 24, 1-3 pm

Featured writers: Sojourner Kincaid Rolle and Connie Post

Sojourner Kincaid Rolle is a poet, playwright, peacemaker, and community activist, and was 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, CA. She is the author of Common Ancestry (Mille Grazie Press, 1999) and Black Street (UCSB Center for Black Studies Research, 2009). Her bilingual book of poems for young people, The Yellow Mellow Global Umbrella was published in 2019 by Lucky Penny Press. Her recent work has been published in several anthologies including To Give Life a Shape (SBMA, 2017) and Looking Backward, Moving Forward (SBMNH, 2018).

Connie Post’s work has appeared in Calyx, River Styx, Slipstream, Spoon River Poetry Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review and Verse Daily.  Her first full length book, Floodwater (Glass Lyre Press), won the Lyrebird Award.  She is the winner of the 2016 Crab Creek Poetry Award and the 2018 Liakoura Award.

Live Poets Society is open to youth readers. Every month, we hope to feature a younger writer (high school or undergraduate age) to give a brief reading in addition to our featured writers. Poets, fiction writers and creative non-fiction writers are all welcome. If you’d like to be featured please contact Amy Glynn at

Amy Glynn’s second collection, Romance Language, is forthcoming from Measure Press in fall 2019.


(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Orinda Books

276 Village Square