The first public presentation of the "Grateful Conversations" anthology will take place on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 5 p.m. at the Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse, in La Canada - Flintridge (1010 Foothill Blvd). The reading is free and books will be available to purchase and have autographed by the poets.
Seven poets will be present (Lois P. Jones, Susan Rogers, Madeleine S. Butcher, Maja Trochimczyk, Kathi Stafford, Ambika Talwar and Sonya Sabanac) but all poets will be represented, as work by Georgia Jones-Davis and the group's founder Millicent Borges Accardi will also be read.
You can explore the anthology's poems and find out about the poets on Moonrise Press Blog http://moonrisepress.blogspot.com/2018/06/sample-poems-from-grateful.html
You can read the introduction with the table of contents on Moonrise Press Blog http://moonrisepress.blogspot.com/2018/05/grateful-conversations-poetry-anthology.html
The paperback is available from Amazon.com
The ebook with color photos is available from kobo.com
There are planned readings at the Bolton Hall Museum (November 25, 2018, Sunday after Thanksgiving, with Marc Achuff, classical guitar), Beyond Baroque (Feb 15, 2019 at 8 pm), the Rapp Saloon in Santa Monica (hosted by Elena Secota, TBD), in Ventura (4 April 2019), and other locations.
California poetry journal, Quill and Parchment will post a preview and a review of the book in coming months.
The poets will appear on Poets' Cafe hosted by Lois P. Jones and other promotional activities are in preparation.