Nationally-recognized poet Richard Garcia will read from his work Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Flicker, located at 263 West Washington St. The reading is free and open to the public.
Richard Garcia is the author of The Persistence of Objects (2006) and Rancho Notorious (2001), both published by BOA Editions, as well as The Flying Garcias, published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 1993. He has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. For 12 years he was poet-in-residence at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he conducted workshops in poetry and art for hospitalized children. Garcia’s reading is sponsored by The Georgia Review, the Georgia Poetry Circuit and the UGA Libraries.