devorah major to speak at An Evening of Inspired Art

California born, SFSU graduate Magna Cum Laude in Black Studies, devorah major served as Poet Laureate of San Francisco 2002-2006.  Her poetry books include street smarts, where river meets ocean, and with more than tongue. She has two novels published, An Open Weave and  Brown Glass Windows In May of 2005 City Lights released an anthology of poems, The Other Side of the Postcard, that she has edited. Ms major collaborated with composer Guillermo Galindo to create  Trade Routes, a symphony with spoken word and chorus, that premiered with the Oakland East Bay Symphony. She has performed  nationally and internationally with and without jazz musicians, and has poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction published in several anthologies and periodicals. A new collection of poems, war tears and speculative novel Ice Journeys are forthcoming . She is a poet in residence at San Francisco’s Fine Arts Museums and adjunct Professor at the California College of the Arts.

America SCORES is so excited to have her as a part of our event and growing community!dmajor-head-red-low-dpi

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