Kathleen Weaver in Berkeley – 11-5-2015


Poetry Flash presents

Jane Downs and Kathleen Weaver, Thursday, November 5th 7:30pm, at Moe’s Books in Berkeley

Kathleen Weaver’s debut book of poems, Too Much Happens, will launch at this event. For more information please check Moe’s Books Events.

The poems in this book move simultaneously toward clarity and compassion, traveling through geological time to achieve a perspective in which the contemporary world’s cruelties and depredations can be faced, free of rhetoric and posturing, with an ascetic, often witty justice.

—Alissa Valles

A translator, biographer, and editor as well as a poet, Kathleen Weaver’s books include Where the island Sleeps Like a Wing: Selected Poetry, by Nancy Morejón; Nicaraguan Sketches, by Julio Cortázar; and Fire from the Mountain: The Making of a Sandinista, by Omar Cabezas—all translations from the Spanish—-and the biography with poetry translations Peruvian Rebel: The World of Magda Portal. She has also co-edited The Other Voice: Twentieth Century Women Poets in Translation and Penguin Book of Women Poets.

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