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Mindy Nettifee

Saturday, May 1, 5-7pm

Reading of Award Winning Poetry by Oregon-based Writer

Mindy Nettifee, PhD is a poet, artist educator, depth somatic researcher and practitioner, and a psychonaut. She holds a doctorate in depth psychology with a somatic studies specialization, and recently published her doctoral research Voice as Embodied Sense – Rethinking Voice and Language in Trauma Healing. She is also the author of three full-length collections of poems: Sleepyhead Assassins (Moon Tide Press), Rise of the Trust Fall (Write Bloody Press), and Open Your Mouth Like a Bell (Write Bloody Press). She is a three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize, a Powell’s Books Indie Press Best Seller, and co-editor of the anthology Courage – Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls (Write Bloody Press).

Nettifee has performed and taught in over 500 hundreds of venues, colleges and universities across America and Europe, competed in five National Poetry Slams, opened for indie rock act the Cold War Kids, headlined national poetry tours The Last Nerve, The Whirlwind Company and The Poetry Revival, and was featured in the critically acclaimed poetry concert documentary The Drums Inside Your Chest. Her stories have been featured on The Moth podcast.

Saturday, May 1, 5-7pm

Art Bar & Galleries Open at 5pm
Literary Reading at 5:30pm

Tickets
Free to the Public

Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406
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Call 775-423-1440

Artist’s Website
www.thecultofmindy.com

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Thank You Sponsors & Partners

Churchill Arts Council programs and activities are sponsored, in part, by: the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Fallon; the Nevada Arts Council; the Fallon Post; Lahontan Valley News; the Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority; the Bretzlaff Foundation; Churchill County Federal Credit Union; the E. L. Cord Foundation; the Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation; Berney Realty; Systems Consultants; the Nevada Commission on Tourism; Churchill County; CC Communications; and Holiday Inn Express.

Additional support has also been provided by the Depot / Widmer & Mills, CPAs; Mackedon-Law, PC; Fallon Nugget / Bonanza Inn & Casino / Fernley Nugget; the Southwest Gas Foundation; and the Cousie C. Nelson Endowment. The Churchill Arts Council proudly pours Great Basin Brewing Company’s Icky IPA and Outlaw Oatmeal Stout at all its events.

The free performances by Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole and the Dusty 45s are presented in cooperation with the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon. Additional support for the performances and conversations by Meklit and the Portland Cello Project has been provided by TourWest, a program of the Western States Arts Federation. Underwriting support for the performances by Meklit, the Portland Cello Project, and Quiana Lynell has been provided by Speedway Market. The readings and outreach activities by authors David Anthony Durham and Mindy Nettifee are presented in cooperation with the Churchill Library Association.

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