Paul Willis: Restricted Travel
Air date: April 2, 2013
Paul Willis teaches English at Westmont College and has served the city of Santa Barbara honorably for the past two years as our official, and now outgoing, Poet Laureate.
Peg Quinn: After Taming the Shrew
Air date: April 4, 2013
Peg Quinn is an established mixed-media artist and veteran mural painter who also works as an art specialist at a local private school in Santa Barbara.
Bruce Schmidt: Saxophone
Air date: April 9, 2013
Don’t let his general contractor day job fool you! Bruce Schmidt has been writing poetry since returning from Vietnam in 1969, and dedicates this poem to his brother.
Peter Karoff: String Theory of Knowing Place for the First Time
Air date: April 16, 2013
Having been on the board of over 30 non-profit organizations, Peter Karoff is a non-profit guru. He is a professor at UCSB and saw a performance there that inspired him to write this poem.
Robert Emmons: Conspirators
Air date: April 23, 2013
With seven books under his belt, Bob Emmons is a renowned author, respected businessman and local philanthropist. This poem is published in his new book “Six Thousand Sunrises”.
Chryss Yost: Escaping Autopia
Air date: April 30, 2013
Chryss Yost is not only an artist for the UCSB Library, but she is the newly crowned Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara. She was inspired by her own life patterns to write this poem.