Cat Mac will be reads from her first work of poetry at the Tempe location of Changing Hands Bookstore 6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283 at 7 pm on February 10th. The event will include some performance pieces / compositions taken from the book. Performances are by ‘mac and the kat’ (Cat Mac and Kat O’Malley) singing and playing accordion, guitar and cajon. This is part of Changing Hands Bookstore’s Friday Poetry series. This event is free and open to the public.
Cat Mac’s first collection of poetry, set in Vancouver, B.C. and Mexico, is about a poet growing up in the sixties, in a home of multiple addictions, who gets out from under negative influences, comes out as a lesbian, and becomes a healthy, happy poet-singer-songwriter. She received the Milieu Emerging Writer’s Award for under the influence in 2004.
Cat Mac is a singer-songwriter author rainbird from Vancouver, B.C., glad to be in Phoenix half the year. She is a multi-instrumentalist and writes in many genres. Her newest book Emily and Elspeth is fiction, non-fiction and poetry.