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Poetry Reading: Wendy Brown-Báez, Salvatore Marici, & Eric Tu

Eat My Words invites you to an evening of intermingling fantasy, nightmares, good times, and the realities of our days. Journey through your senses as Salvator Marici performs poems from his new collection Fermentations; allow Eric Tu's poetry to kindle new awarness and refresh your perspectives; and enjoy Wendy Brown-Báez's incantatory, award-winning work. Everyone is welcome!

About the Authors:

Wendy Brown-Báez is a writer, teacher and performance poet and the author of Ceremonies of the Spirit and transparencies of light. Her poetry and prose appear widely in journals and anthologies, such as The Litchfield Review, Mizna, Poets & Writers, The Compassion Anthology, Feminine Collective, Talking Writing and The Heart of All That Is and poems are forthcoming in Water-Stone Review, Peregrine Journal and Santa Fe Literary Review. Wendy was awarded McKnight and MN State Arts Board grants to teach writing workshops for teens in crisis and in non-profits. She teaches creative writing in schools, state prisons, cafes, libraries, healing centers, churches, and yoga studios and is the creator of Cultivating Resilency Thru Writing workshops.

Salvatore Marici’s poetry has appeared forthcoming in Toasted Cheese, Descant (Canadian publication), Spillway, Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland, Three Line Poetry, Main Street Rag Publishing and many others magazines and anthologies. He has a chapbook, Mortals, Nature and their Spirits and two books Swish Swirl & Sniff and Fermentations (all published by Ice Cube Press). Marici served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala and he is a civil servant retiree as an agronomist.

Eric Tu is a Judoka Poet born in San Jose, California and currently living in Minneapolis, MN. Eric graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota in 2015, where he majored in English and Asian-American Studies, with a minor in Dutch Cultural Studies. Eric has performed his work for Hamline University, the University of Minnesota, Macalaster College, Honey, Pangea World Theater, Intermedia Arts, the Fox Egg Gallery, Button Poetry, and others. Eric recently made his mainstage directorial debut for Patrick Cabaret's Lightning Rod. Eric represented Minneapolis in the Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam this June. He loves Gameboy Color and has kept it One-Double-Oh since 1991.

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