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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Theresa McCourt and Judy Halebsky


Sacramento Poetry Center
Poetry Reading, Monday February 5, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
Judy Halebsky and Theresa McCourt
Hosted by Bob Stanley


Judy Halebsky: Catch Judy read before she heads to New Hampshire for a residency at the MacDowell Colony. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Judy now lives in Sacramento, working towards a graduate degree in Performance Studies at UC Davis. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Five Fingers Review, Eleven Eleven {1111}, and Grain Magazine. Read samples of Judy’s work at: Nevada County Arts council

Theresa McCourt: Born and raised in England, Theresa now lives in Sacramento. She has a B.A. in English Literature and Drama from Birmingham University, England, and an M.A., in English Literature from CSU Sacramento. She worked for the Legislature for five years and for the next 11 years ran her own business, Capital Wordplay.

In January 2007, she won a first in the Maggi H. Meyer Memorial Contest and in fall 2006 a first in the Ina Coolbrith contest. Credits include Song of the San Joaquin, The Sacramento News and Review, mamazine.com, Poetry Now, Rattlesnake Review, Toyon, and Night and Day. To read a sample of her work, go to poets online, click on “archives,” then “Marginalia/Billy Collins (September 2006)”

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