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September 14, 2019(1 event)


September 14, 2019

On Saturday September 14, shop at MADE and 10% of every purchase will be donated to Inlandia. Stop by for author readings:

Cati Porter 11 am
Deenaz Coachbuilder 11: 30 am
Nan Friedley 12 pm
Carlos Cortes 12:30 pm
Micah Chatterton 1 pm
Vince & Cate 1:30 pm

Every second Saturday MADE gives back to the community through its shop for a cause program. Looking for some unique, Riverside-inspired handmade decor? Local books? A new custom-made armoire? If you can dream it, they have it - or they can make it. Gift local. Jump start your holiday shopping with a trip to MADE.

About the readers:
Micah Chatterton writes, edits, teaches and tends library at various locations in the Inland Empire, where he grew up. He is the author of the poetry collection, Go to the Living, a finalist for the Hillary Gravendyk regional prize.

Deenaz P. Coachbuilder, Ph. D. is an educator, artist, poet and environmental advo-cate. She is the author of two books of poems, Imperfect Fragments, and Metal Horse and Shadows, which have been received with critical acclaim both here and abroad.

Dr. Carlos E. Cortés is Professor Emeritus of History at UCR. His most recent books are Rose Hill: An Intermarriage before Its Time, and Fourth Quarter: Reflections of a Cranky Old Man, Honorable Mention in the 2017 International Latino Book Awards.

Nan Friedley is a retired special education teacher and graduate of Ball State Univer-sity. Her writings have been published in Indiana Voice Journal, a poetry chapbook, Short Bus Ride, Inlandia Anthologies, and Three, a nonfiction anthology collection.

Vince Moses and Cate Whitmore live in Riverside where they operate Vincate and As-sociates Historical Consultants. They are the co-authors of Henry L. A. Jekel: Architect of Eastern Skyscrapers and the California Style.

Cati Porter is the author of eight books and chapbooks of poetry, most recently The Body at a Loss. She is executive director of Inlandia Institute.

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September 21, 2019

On Saturday, September 21, the Friends of the Library in partnership with Inlandia Institute, presents An Author’s Afternoon at the Arlington Branch Library.

Join us for readings by local authors, opportunity drawings, and more!

About the authors:

Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a five-time Pushcart Prize nominee in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. She has published short stories, poems and lyric essays in the Bellevue Literary Review, Birds We Piled Loosely, Pearl, Isthmus and Hayden’s Ferry Review among other places. She is the author of the magical realist novel, The Puppet Turners of Narrow Interior (Urban Farmhouse Press), the prose poem chapbook Sex with Buildings (Dancing Girl Press), the poetry collection How Formal? (Spout Hill Press), and a how-to-write magical realism manual, Delicious Strangeness (Spout Hill Press). Originally from Manhattan, Stephanie lived in Southern California for many years and now wanders amongst the trees on Whidbey Island WA, looking for a dry cleaner, a taco truck and someone talk to.

Judy Kronenfeld is the author of four full-length collections and two chapbooks of poet-ry, most recently Bird Flying through the Banquet. Her poems have appeared in Cider Press Review, Cimarron Review, Ghost Town, Miramar, Natural Bridge, New Ohio Re-view, One (Jacar Press), Rattle, South Florida Poetry Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Re-view, and others. Judy is Lecturer Emerita, Creative Writing Department, University of California, Riverside, and an Associate Editor of the online poetry journal, Poemeleon.

Ben Stoltzfus is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, and French at the University of California, Riverside. He has been honored with a variety of grants and fellowships: Fulbright, Camargo, Creative Arts, and Humanities. He is an internationally recognized Robbe-Grillet, Gide, Hemingway, D. H. Lawrence, and Ma-gritte scholar; also a novelist, poet, and translator. His most recent books include Fall-ing and Other Stories, Dumpster, for God’s Sake and Alliecats, a collaboration with his granddaughter, Allie Kirschner.

*Sponsored by Friends of the Riverside Public Library and Inlandia Institute.

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