Friday, February 5, 2010
Poetry reading by Marc Elihu Hofstadter, Luck (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2008), and Stephen Kessler, who will read from his own poetry and from his newest volume of translation Desolation of the Chimera: Last Poems by Luis Cernuda (White Pine Press, 2009), Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary & Garden Arts, 2904 College Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30 p.m. (510-704-8222,

Marc Elihu Hofstadter is the author of Luck (Scarlet Tanager, 2008), Visions: Paintings Seen Through the Optic of Poetry (Scarlet Tanager, 2001). and Shark’s Tooth (Regent Press, 2006). His poetry, translations, and critical articles have appeared widely in literary magazines.

Stephen Kessler is a poet, translator, essayist and editor. His writings have appeared in books, anthologies, magazines and newspapers across the United States since the late 1960s. He is the author of eight books and chapbooks of original poetry and more than a dozen books of poetry and fiction in translation. He is a contributing editor of Poetry Flash and the editor of The Redwood Coast Review.