Event Details


  • Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
  • NW corner of 4th & Guadalupe Avenue
  • Carmel, CA 93921
  • 831-624-7491
  • http://www.carlcherrycenter.org

Event Description

White Fire, a reading exploring recent poems by Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts, will be held Friday, September 8th at the Cherry Center. Sponsored by the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, the reading begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Carl Cherry Center, Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel.

A Professor Emeritus at Monterey Peninsula College where he taught composition, literature, public speaking and humanities for 32 years, Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts is co-editor of the college text Bridges; co-editor/co-translator of two works from the Telugu, Sudha (Nectar) by Chalam and The Selected Verses of Vemana, both of which have been accepted into UNESCO’s Collection of Representative works: Indian Series; and co-author of Bowing to Receive the Mountain: Essays by Lin Jensen and Poetry by Elliot Roberts. His most recent book of poetry is White Fire published by Ping Pong Free Press.

Poet-in-the-Schools for the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Ruchowitz-Roberts presents poetry writing workshops in high schools throughout Monterey County and coordinates the annual Monterey County High School Poetry Awards.

For reservations, call: (831) 624-7491