Thursday, June 28, 2012

"But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise" author event, Thursday, July 12th !

Florey's Books welcomes author Lillian-Yvonne Bertram as she reads from her book "But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise".

***Thursday, July 12th, 4-5pm***

About the author:

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram has been a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference work-study scholar, a writer-in-residence at the Montana Artists Refuge, and is a Cave Canem alumna. Her poetry has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Callaloo, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Narrative Magazine, Subtropics, and other journals. She received first place in the 2011 Summer Literary Seminars poetry contest, won the Gulf Coast Magazine Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose, and received second place in Narrative Magazine’s poetry contest. Bertram is a graduate of the writing programs at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a 2009-2011 Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow at Williams College where
she taught creative writing and literature. She currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her first book, But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise, won the Red Hen Press 2010 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, judged by Claudia Rankine.

For more on Ms. Bertram and her work, please see her facebook page:

We hope to see you!

***Thursday, July 12th, 4-5pm***

Florey's Book Co.
2120 Palmetto Ave.
Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 355-8811
Open 10am to 6pm every day