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Well-RED featuring Ken Weisner and David Denny!

May 14 @ 10:00 pm - May 15 @ 12:00 am

Well-RED featuring Ken Weisner and David Denny reading from their new books of poetry!

Well-RED features Ken Weisner and David Denny!

Co-sponsored by Works/San José art and performance center!New address: 38 South Second Street, downtown San José.

This will be a hybrid event! Come visit and celebrate the new gallery space for Works/San José!

Open mic to start the show!

Ken Weisner is the author of three poetry collections from Hummingbird Press including Anything on Earth (2010), and Cricket to Star (2019). His new book, Songs for the Great Horned, was published in Spring of 2024 by Shanti Arts Press in Maine. For many years Ken edited Quarry West through Porter College at UCSC, and he currently edits and advises the national edition of Red Wheelbarrow through De Anza College in Cupertino, CA. Ken has been teaching writing and literature at De Anza since the mid-nineties where he is now emeritus faculty. He is a project director for Right to Write Press, which, under the auspices of the William James Foundation, advocates for incarcerated writers. Ken also plays French horn with the Santa Cruz Brass Quintet.

David Denny is a poet, painter, and fiction writer. His books include the poetry collections Angel of the Waters and Some Divine Commotion, as well as the short story collections Sometimes Only the Sad Songs Will Do and The Gill Man in Purgatory. His work has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including The Sun, Narrative, Catamaran, Rattle, and Parabola. He holds an MFA degree from the University of Oregon. Honors include The Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Contest, The Steve Kowit Poetry Prize, The Center for Book Arts Broadside Award, Silicon Valley Artist Laureate, and numerous Pushcart Prize nominations. He lives in Cupertino with his wife Jill and their Belgian Shepherd Ginny. More information at daviddenny.net.


May 14 @ 10:00 pm
May 15 @ 12:00 am


Works/San Jose
38 South Second Street
San Jose, CA 95113 United States