Poet Veronica Golos is curating a terrific reading series at SOMOS in Taos, NM for National Poetry Month. I am honored to be reading on Sunday, April 9 at 7 pm with fellow poet James Thomas Stevens. Melody Romancito, vocalist and guitarist, will also be performing. A little about James:
James Thomas Stevens, Aronhió:ta’s, was born in Niagara Falls, New York in 1966. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts and The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa, and received his MFA from Brown University. Stevens, recipient of a 2000 Whiting Award, is the author of A Bridge Dead in the Water, Combing the Snakes from His Hair, Bulle/Chimère, Mohawk/Samoa:Transmigrations with Caroline Sinavaiana, Of Kingdoms and Kangaroo with Nicolas Destino and (dis)Orient. He is a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and teaches Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Stevens lives in Cañoncito, New Mexico.