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Revisiting ‘The Jaguar That Prowls Our Dreams’ By Mary Mackey

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Sacramento State professor and poet Mary Mackey shared her new collection “The Jaguars That Prowl Our Dreams: New and Selected Poems 1974 to 2018” on Insight in September. You can see Mary Mackey read from her collection at a joint event with the City of Davis Poet Laureate James Lee Jobe at the South Natomas Library on Saturday, November 17 from 1-3 p.m. Amber Moon Press will distribute printed works by both poets for the audience.

Mary Mackey will also participate in poetry events at:

  • The Dream Institute in Berkeley on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m.
  • John Natsoulas Gallery in Davis on Dec. 6 at 8 p.m.
  • Britt Marie’s Restaurant in Albany on Dec. 9 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Book Passage in Corte Madera on Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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