Micropoetry: A Reading and Signing for the Publication The Deer’s Bandanna, a New Poetry Book by
David Oates, Host of “Wordland” on WUOG FM
Athens-Clarke County Library
2025 Baxter Street
706 613 3650 x343
Saturday, June 29 • 2:30 pm
Please join us in the Appleton Auditorium on Saturday afternoon, June 29 at 2:30 for a reading by Athens poet and author David Oates from his new book The Deer’s Bandanna. A signing will take place immediately afterwards.
Oates works mainly in the Haiku mode, but he will also read some of his non-Haiku verse, and talk about the traditions of Japanese poetry.
Mr Oates has 30 years experience teaching writing. He hosts the “Wordland” radio show on WUGA in Athens GA. He is the author of two other collections, Drunken Robins and Shifting with My Sandwich Hand, and over 100 of his poems have been published in magazines. He is the emcee of Athens Word of Mouth Poetry. Oates received his master’s in creative writing from the University of Illinois—Chicago.