Friday, February 20 2009
Village Idiots Literary Society Monthly Reading
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Vista Village Art Gallery, Downtown Vista
204 Main Street
When: Friday, February 20th, starting at 7 pm. (open mike readings at 8 pm).
Where: Vista Village Art Gallery, 204 Main Street in Historic Vista.
Who: The Village Idiots Literary Society presents their monthly literature reading, featuring award-winning poet-playwright, Elizabeth Yahn Williams and poet Dr. Bob Lundy.
What: An inspiring presentation with open mike time for all to share their writing and plenty of time to meet and greet.
Dr. Elizabeth Yahn Williams is an award-winning poet-and playwright. She obtained a scholarship to attend Marymount College, PVE, (now LMU), from which she graduated cum laude, and subsequently received a Ford Foundation grant to join a pilot program at UCLA, earning a lifetime California Secondary Teaching credential. She also became a leader in the struggle against gender discrimination. She mentors honor students at Mira Costa College and was made a "Most Distinguished Honorary" life member of their Phi Theta Kappa chapter.
Dr. Robert Lundy has had his share of original intentions leading in unanticipated directions. Changing campuses of the University of California as an undergraduate to pursue a major in Chemical Engineering, he emerged from UC Santa Barbara with an individual major in Human Ecology instead. On discovering that environmentalists were for all practical purposes unemployable at the Bachelor's level, he went to graduate school at U. C. Berkeley. After earning a Ph.D. in Demography, he went to work for Argonne National Laboratory as a Demographer and Epidemiologist.