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CORE hosts poetry reading with David Dominguez and Raina J. León

By Rebecca Rose

CORE Winery in Orcutt will feature two poets, David Dominguez and Raina J. León at its monthly poetry reading series on Oct. 13.

León, Ph.D, has written three collections of poetry, including Canticle of Idols, Boogeyman Dawn, and sombra: (dis)locate. She is a member of the Carolina African-American Writers Collective as well as founding editor of an online quarterly journal that promotes Latino and Latina arts, The Acentos Review. Currently, she is an associate professor at Saint Mary's College of California. 

Poet David Dominguez

Also reading on the same night is David Dominguez (pictured below). His work has been published in literary journals including Miramar, Crab Orchard Review, and Southern Review. Anthologies of Dominquez's poetry appear in numerous collections, including The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry; Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems and Poetics from California; Breathe: 101 Contemporary Odes; and Camino del Sol: Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing. Dominguez teaches in Kingsburg at Reedley College and has published two collections of poetry, Work Done Right and The Ghost of César Chávez.

Admission to the reading is free; an open mic will follow the featured poets. Poets wishing to participate in the open mic are asked to sign in when they arrive and limit their work to no more than five minutes. The winery is located at 105 W. Clark Ave., Orcutt. 

Arts Briefs is compiled by Arts and Lifestyle Writer Rebecca Rose. Send information to rrose@santamariasun.com.

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