Pump House Poetry and Prose announces June 29 open-air public readingPump House Poetry and Prose announces its third public literary reading of the 2012 season, on Friday, June 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the historic Sedona Pump House ,east of Creekside Plaza, south of the Sedona Y on State Route 179).
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About the ReadersChristopher Fox Graham is a Montana-born poet and current Sedona poetry slammaster. He won the 2004 and 2012 Flagstaff Poetry Grand Slam and the 2005 Arizona All-Star Poetry Slam, and he is a member of the 2012 Flagstaff National Poetry Slam Team. He is assistant managing editor of the Sedona Red Rock News and has been seen on MTV and the Travel Channel.
Eric Penner Haury writes prose, including science fiction and fantasy. His short stories have appeared in The Fifth Di… and Tales of the Talisman. In 2011, the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff published his biography of his grandfather, who was director of the museum in the 1960s and 1970s, Edward Bridge Danson—Steward of the New West.
Mateo is a poet, wood-etching artist and hand-balancer who recently moved to Arizona from Ohio. He works with sacred geometry and crop circles by etching them into wood, and studies spirituality of all kinds, including the Keys of Enoch. He was an open mic reader in May and was invited to be one of this month’s featured authors based on that performance.
Pump House Poetry and ProseCynthia Tuck, owner of Ageless Pages, the used bookstore in Sedona, and Cassandra Ward, a professor at Northern Arizona University, present monthly Pump House Poetry and Prose readings at the Sedona Pump House from 4 to 6 p.m. on the last Friday of each month to promote an interest in literature in Northern Arizona in general and in Sedona in particular.
Poet Gary Every serves as master of ceremonies and reads from his own work at each monthly event.