Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Dec. 9
Jewish Poets — Jewish Voices
Readings by three local poets in the Astor Judaica Library: Rabbi Patti Haskell, Ysmael Escudero Tisnado II, and Joni Gurstein.
Ysmael will be reading his poetry in Ladino, followed by English translations.
Joni Gerstein is published in San Diego Annual, Magee Park Anthology (Carlsbad), Mira Costa Tidepools and Expressions, Summations III and IV, and Phantoms of the Gallery.
Introduced by poet Joy Heitzmann, the three featured authors will read their works during the first hour. This will be followed by a half hour of open mic during which members of the audience are invited to read individual poems.
There will a sign-up sheet in the library as people enter. Following the readings, there will be an opportunity to socialize over light refreshments.
- Cost: Free