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Prose in the Afternoon at SPC (December 15)

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December 15th Featured Writers are:William Burg and June Augusta Gillam
William Berg-Author Wicked SacramentoWilliam Burg, a Sacramento resident since 1993, is a California historian whose work focuses on Sacramento history, including seven books and approximately one hundred articles about the city's history. He holds a Master of Arts degree in public history from Sacramento State University.

June Augusta Gillam-The Hillary Broome Mystery Series June is a native of Sacramento, California, born to a Czechoslovakian dad and Irish/Welsh mom. In 2010, June moved to Auburn and joined in with the energy and enthusiasm of fellow Gold Country Writers. She also belongs to Sisters in Crime, Capitol Crimes Sacramento chapter. A founding member of San Joaquin Valley Writers, the 22nd branch of the California Writers Club, meeting in UOP's School of Education in Stockton, CA, every 2nd Saturday of the month at 12:30 pm, June was honored with a Jack London Award in 2017. Her short stories and…

Prose in the Afternoon at S.P.C.

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December 15th Featured Writers are:William Burg and June Augusta Gillan
William Berg-Author Wicked SacramentoWilliam Burg, a Sacramento resident since 1993, is a California historian whose work focuses on Sacramento history, including seven books and approximately one hundred articles about the city's history. He holds a Master of Arts degree in public history from Sacramento State University.

June Augusta Gillan-The Hillary Broome Mystery Series June is a native of Sacramento, California, born to a Czechoslovakian dad and Irish/Welsh mom. In 2010, June moved to Auburn and joined in with the energy and enthusiasm of fellow Gold Country Writers. She also belongs to Sisters in Crime, Capitol Crimes Sacramento chapter. A founding member of San Joaquin Valley Writers, the 22nd branch of the California Writers Club, meeting in UOP's School of Education in Stockton, CA, every 2nd Saturday of the month at 12:30 pm, June was honored with a Jack London Award in 2017. Her short stories and…

Prose in the Afternoon at SPC

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Scientists tell us we're made of atoms, but a little bird told me,
  We are made of stories.” Eduardo Galeano

Join our featured readers in an intimate setting at Prose in the Afternoon at SPC. Bring your best “hook” for the open mic consisting of your funniest, sexiest, saddest, happiest, and or most mysterious 100 words or less that will entice the reader to want to read everything you've ever written. Share your work in a supportive atmosphere. Light refreshments will be served and we will have the occasional surprise guest!
WhenNovember 17, 2019, 4-5:30 Where: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 Hosts: Jennifer Pickering, Todd Boyd and Michelle Woods
Our Features will be:


Lois Ann Abraham-is a prize winningauthor of Circus Girl and Other Stories, and Tina Goes to Heaven, a novel. She is presently on the home stretch with her next novel, The Long Art. You may also know her from ARC where she taught English and read at Summer Words and Avid Reader.
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Sac Open Studio Show!

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Thanks everyone who stopped by my Sac Open Studio show this weekend. I appreciate your support and patronage. Thanks also to the Ruby Slipper's Band!

Sable & Quill

Second Annual Labor of Love Reading featuring Todd Boyd & Kae Sable

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Goodbye Friend

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My friend Pat L. Nicholpassed away in May 2018. Despite her illness and an earlier physical  disability which left it difficult to walk she, was courageous, determined, independent and found room for writing and living a joyous life until she transitioned over.
Pat was a prolific writer and whether it be poems, stories, novels or memoir they were always very well crafted. Her stories never left me not wanting to turn the page. She was also, a fine poet. Every 1st Thursday once a month we'd meet for several years to exchange that which was precious-our words strung together to take others on a journey, to help us understand the world, to create music with words and to provide insight to our readers through many genres.


I miss you Pat, but your words live on and I hold your memory dear and am grateful to have had you in my life.





Pat's Story In a family of secret keepers, words were to become very, very important to me. As far back as I can remember (and I don’t remember much of my …