Saturday, February 6, 2020
Cartwheels on the Sky Featuring Melissa Eleftherion on KGUA FM Gualala
This week’s Cartwheels on the Sky feature the poems and process of of Mendocino county poet and current Ukiah Poet Laureate Melissa Eleftherion. Melissa Eleftherion (she/they) is a cis queer human, a writer, a librarian, and a visual artist. She is the author of field guide to autobiography (The Operating System, 2018), & ten chapbooks, including little ditch (above/ground press, 2018) & trauma suture (above/ground press, 2020). Her poems & prose have been widely published, & nominated for various awards including the Pushcart Prize & Best of the Net. Born & raised in Brooklyn, Melissa created, developed, and co-curates The SFSU Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange with Elise Ficarra. She now lives in Northern California where she manages the Ukiah Library, curates the LOBA Reading Series, and serves as the 2021-2023 Poet Laureate of Ukiah.
More information about Melissa Eleftherion and her recent work is available at www.apoetlibrarian.wordpress.com.
Listen live from 7-7:30pm, Saturday, March 6 at 88.3, KGUA FM Gualala. Also streams live at https://kgua.org