Join us on First Friday art walk at the Tannery Arts Center to celebrate local Santa Cruz poet Dane Cervine’s new books of poetry. Dane has published 2 new books this year. His new poetry collections featuring poems initially published in Catamaran are: The Gateless Gate – Polishing the Moon Sword, from Saddle Road Press in Hawaii, and Earth Is a Fickle Dancer, from Main Street Rag in North Carolina
We will have a reception with Dane at 6:00, followed by a discussion and reading at 6:30. Books will be available for purchase and Dane will be available to sign books after the Lit Chat from 7:00 - 7:30.
Dane Cervine’s recent books include Earth Is a Fickle Dancer (Main Street Rag), and The Gateless Gate – Polishing the Moon Sword, from Saddle Road Press in Hawaii, a cross-genre work of Zen koan & prose poems. Previous poetry books include Kung Fu of the Dark Father, How Therapists Dance, The Jeweled Net of Indra, and What a Father Dreams. Dane’s poems have won awards from Adrienne Rich, Tony Hoagland, the Atlanta Review, Caesura, and been nominated for a Pushcart. His work appears in The SUN, the Hudson Review, TriQuarterly, Poetry Flash, Catamaran, Miramar, Rattle, Sycamore Review, Pedestal Magazine, among others. Visit his website at: https://danecervine.typepad.com/
Dane Cervine lives in Santa Cruz, California—where he works as a therapist, and is the emeritus Chief of Children’s Mental Health for the county. His work integrates the arts of therapy and writing with a long-standing meditation practice.