Featured Writers Reading
June 13, 2015 3pm-5pm
Chicano and Caucasian, James Tyner grew up in Los Angeles and in Fresno, California. His awards include the 2008 Coal Hill Review chapbook contest, the Larry Levis poetry prize, the Ernesto Trejo Poetry Prize, and the Andres Montoya Scholarship. He has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Working Poet, New America, and the Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. His poems “At a Barbeque for R.C.” and “After the Artichoke Harvest” were nominated for Pushcart Prizes. Tyner is Fresno, California’s first poet laureate.