Poetry Reading with Natalie Marino & Candice Kelsey

Join Timbre Books for an evening of poetry! Local writer Natalie Marino and former Angeleno Candice Kelsey will give a reading of their latest poetry collections. Books will be available for purchase at the event!

Natalie Marino’s chapbook Under Memories of Stars is a collection of lyric poems that use the symbolism of stars to represent what is unreachable but ever present. Involving California’s natural landscape, these poems speak about grief and love, the evolution of memory, and the transience of experience.

Wildly quirky, musical, and honest to the bone, the lyrical narratives of Candice Kelsey’s Choose Your Own Poem is a poetic homage to Choose Your Own Adventure narratives, and delves into the inner workings of the psyche to give us insights into our own foibles.

Natalie Marino is a poet, writer, and physician. Her work appears in Gigantic Sequins, Plainsongs, Pleiades, Rust and Moth, Salt Hill, West Trestle Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of the chapbook Under Memories of Stars. She lives in California.

Candice Kelsey is a poet, educator, and activist. She is currently a poetry reader for The Los Angeles Review and has previously served as a fiction reader for The New England Review as well as a poetry judge for Ageless Authors. She has received four Pushcart and two Best of the Net nominations while also being named a finalist for Best Microfiction. She is the author of a trade paperback parenting guide, three full-length poetry collections, one poetry chapbook, and one prose chapbook. Candice currently lives in Georgia.


Aug 24, 2023 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm


1910 E Main St
Ventura CA, 93003



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