Gerda Govine

Gerda Govine Ituarte’s poetry collections include Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW; Alterations|Thread Light Through Eye of Storm; and Oh, Where is My Candle Hat? In 2016, she established a four-week lunchtime poetry reading series “Poetry Within Reach in Unexpected Places,” and established the Pasadena Rose Poets comprised of nine seasoned Pasadena-connected poets. Govine Ituarte introduced weekly poetry reading at the City of Pasadena Council Meetings in 2017, which continues. Her poetry has appeared in, Journal of Modern Poetry, Pasadena San Gabriel Valley Newspaper, Altadena Poetry Review, Hometown Pasadena, Coiled Serpent, Spectrum and The New Engagement. She’s read at The Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena Senior Center, Pasadena Central Library, La Pintoresca Park, Avenue 50 Studio, Beyond Baroque, Tia Chu Cha Center, World Stage and Huntington Gardens. She is a member of Public Address, Pasadena Writers Posse and Kate Gale Writing Workshop. www.poetryartbookstation.com

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