Poetry double feature & open mic, Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, at Pioneer Book

Don’t miss two incredible poets: C Dylan Bassett and Elizabeth Cranford Garcia! Both originally studied at BYU and are here visiting from California and Georgia respectively.

Translator and poet, C Dylan Bassett is the author of The Invention of Monsters / Plays for the Theater and five chapbooks. His recent work is published in Black Warrior Review, Boaat, Ninth Letter, Washington Square and elsewhere. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he currently lives in California and teaches Creative Writing at UC Santa Cruz.

Elizabeth Cranford Garcia’s work has appeared in Boxcar Poetry Review, Poets and Artists, and Red River Review among others, as well as two anthologies, Fire in the Pasture: 21st Century Mormon Poets, and Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poems. She currently serves as Poetry Editor for Segullah Literary Journal, and is a past editor of The Reach of Song, the anthology for the Georgia Poetry Society. Her first chapbook, Stunt Double, is now available through Finishing Line Press. She spends most of her time being mommy to two toddlers and keeping up with Walking Dead episodes with her husband in Acworth, Georgia.

Bassett and Garcia visit Provo as guests of Rock Canyon Poets. The reading is open to the general public.

For more information, contact the Rock Canyon Poets, rockcayonpoets@gmail.com.

Official event page: https://rockcanyonpoets.com/category/events/

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Where: Pioneer Book – 450 West Center Street, Provo

When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm

July RCP Flyer


Poetry reading from her new book Rain Scald by Tacey M. Atsitty – Monday, June 6 at 7pm in Provo

We are thrilled to have one of the original Rock Canyon Poets Tacey M. Atsitty back in town to read from her new book of poems Rain Scald, this Monday at 7pm at the Education in Zion Auditorium B192 JFSB (Joseph F Smith Building) on BYU campus in Provo. You can park in the visitor parking near the BYU art museum and the JFSB is west of the library. Don’t miss this amazing event!

You can read more about Atsitty on her web site and read some of her poems published online by Drunken Boat.


Tacey M. Atsitty, Diné, is Tsénahabiłnii (Sleep Rock People) and born for Ta’neeszahnii
(Tangle People) from Cove, AZ. She is a recipient of the Truman Capote Creative
Writing Fellowship, the Corson-Browning Poetry Prize, and Morning Star Creative
Writing Award. She holds bachelor’s degrees from Brigham Young University and the
Institute of American Indian Arts and an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell
University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review, Kenyon
Review Online, Prairie Schooner, Crazyhorse, New Poets of the American West
Anthology, and other publications. Her first book is Rain Scald (UNM Press, 2017). She
currently teaches at San Juan College.