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Group Reading with Carolyn Brigit Flynn, Sacred Stone, Sacred Water: Women Writers & Artists Encounter Ireland

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Sat, 05/18/2019 - 7:00pm
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1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
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*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

Join us in the Readings Gallery for this book release group reading and celebration with contributors to this beautiful book accompanied by live Irish music! An elegant and intimate collection of writing, art and photography evoking Ireland’s wild beauty and deep soul through the work of 14 American writers and artists. Their visited ancient sites in the Boyne Valley, the exquisite Beara Peninsula in the southwest, and explored the spiritual legacy of the goddess/saint Brigit in Kildare.

Carolyn Brigit Flynn, Editor, is a writer, poet and teacher. She is the author of the poetry collection Communion and the editor of Sisters Singing. Her memoir The Light of Ordinary Days, set against the backdrop of Irish history, mythology, geology and more, is forthcoming in 2020. Carolyn is a writing teacher in Santa Cruz, CA. 
 
June Bluespruce is a writer, activist, life coach and shamanic practitioner. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Clear Cut. June works with community-based groups on tree protection, climate change, women’s and LGBTQI rights, and social justice. She lives in Seattle, WA
  
Jean Mahoney is a writer, poet and award-winning educator. She is the author of Brave Hearts: A San Francisco Story: The Grit and Dreams of an Irish Immigrant Family, which tells the tale of four generations of her family in America. She taught sixth grade in public school in Santa Cruz for twenty years,  She lives in Santa Cruz, California.
 
Sarojani Rohan is a writer, musician and educator who first traveled to Ireland in 2004, where she discovered her love of Irish music. Upon returning, she established the Celtic music group, Innisfree. Her poems have been published in Monterey Bay Poetry Review, Landscape of Poetry and Soul, and Sisters Singing. She lives in the mountains of Santa Cruz, CA.

Linda Serrato is a poet and retired teacher whose work has been published in many literary journals. In 2013, she won the Editor’s Poetry Prize from Floodplain Literary Magazine. Linda received her MA in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and lives in Chico, CA.

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Books: 
Sacred Stone, Sacred Water: Women Writers and Artists Encounter Ireland Cover Image
By Carolyn Brigit Flynn (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781940468730
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Caveat Press - March 4th, 2019

Communion: In Praise of the Sacred Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935952671
Availability: Special Order
Published: White Cloud Press - May 20th, 2014

Sisters Singing: Blessings, Prayers, Art, Songs, Poetry and Sacred Stories by Women Cover Image
By Carolyn Brigit Flynn (Editor), Deena Metzger (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780972814621
Availability: Special Order
Published: Wild Girl Publishing - January 2009

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