After the celebrations of "Passing of the Laurels" - a wonderful gathering of poets and poetry lovers at McGroarty Arts Center, and crowning Dorothy Skiles the next Poet Laureate of Sunland-Tujunga, we are happy to announce that Don Kingfisher Campbell will be the featured poet at our monthly reading on April 22, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. at Bolton Hall Museum, 10110 Commerce Ave, Tujunga.
Don Kingfisher Campbell is currently studying for an MFA in Poetry at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Mr. Campbell has taught Creative Writing for 28 years in the Occidental College Upward Bound program and has been a Guest Teacher even longer for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Kingfisher is the host of Saturday Afternoon Poetry in Pasadena, editor of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly, and founder of POETRYpeople youth writing workshops.
Don has recently been awarded a commission by the city of Pasadena to compose a poem for the City Speaks art exhibit and also won first place in the 2011 Whittier Poetry Contest. His poetry has been published in numerous anthologies and journals, as well as widely online.
For more information see the site for San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly and Don Kingfisher Campbell's personal site.
Additional information about our "Passing the Laurels" event, Dorothy Skiles, and a photo album will be posted online after Don's feature.