Come to The Heart of the Muse, a creative gathering of poets, writers, artist, coders and art on the latest cultural works and inspiring ideas. Our next gathering is on “Death and Chocolate: Life’s sweet inspirations”. Considering our ancestors, death, sweets and the tenderness found in remembering things past.

Sunday, November 15, 7pm
Frank Bette Center for the Arts
1601 Paru St. in Alameda.

Our Interview is poet and software developer Bonnie Kwong. Her work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, broadcast on Hawaii Public Radio and published in various journals and anthologies, including California Quarterly, The Columbia Review, Crab Orchard Review, Drunken Boat, The Pedestal, Nimrod, and others. Her first poetry collection, Ravel, has been listed as a finalist for the Many Voices Project by New Rivers Press, and the White Pine Press Poetry Prize.

Also featuring poet, storyteller, teacher Aurelia Lorca, with chocolate tastings from Casa de Chocolates.

~ Hosted by Amos White & Kristen Caven