Avid Bookshop presents local poets Bob Ambrose, Jr. and Eugene Bianchi for their respective books Journey to Embarkation - A Reflection in Poetry and The Hum of It All - Poems From a Personal Journey. The reading will take place on Friday, June 23, from 6:30 to 7:30pm at our Prince Ave. bookshop location. The event is free and open to the public.
ABOUT THE POETS:
Journey to Embarkation is Bob Ambrose's first volume of poems. Bob is an environmental engineer emeritus, retired from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Bob has been active in the Athens Word of Mouth spoken word community since January 2011. His poems often explore spirituality, science and nature. Many are available on his blog site “Reflections in Poetry,” http://bobambrosejr-poetry.blogspot.com/
The Hum of It All is Gene Bianchi’s third volume of poems. He is an Emeritus Professor of Religion at Emory University, as well as the founder and first director of Emory's Emeritus College. For more information on his books (poetry, mysteries, and non-fiction), visit www.bianchibooks.com. Gene makes his home in Athens, Georgia, with his wife, Peggy Herrman and his two cats.