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Women's History and Heritage Events

Poetry Reading with
Parenthia Hicks & Sally Ashton

Tuesday, Feb. 19
1:45 - 3 p.m.
Hinson Campus Center, Conference Room B

Parthenia M. Hicks is the Poet Laureate Emerita of Los Gatos, CA and the recipient of the Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellowship for Literature in the genre of Short Story. She is the recipient of the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Poetry Prize and the Villa Montalvo Biennial Poetry Prize and has received Pushcart nominations for both poetry and short story. Her recent work is featured in "Call: An Anthology of Women’s Writing," "Remembering: An Anthology of Poems," and "Sweet Obsession: The Art of Lynn Powers."

Sally Ashton is the current Santa Clara County Poet Laureate and is Editor-in-Chief of DMQ Review. She is the author of three poetry collections, most recently "Some Odd Afternoon." Honors include a fellowship from Arts Council Silicon Valley, a residency at Montalvo Arts Center, and several Pushcart nominations. She has taught in the Disquiet: International Literature Program in Lisbon and teaches at San Jose State University.

Presented by Women’s History Events, DASB, Visiting Speakers Series & Red Wheelbarrow


Join us. Let's RISE and STOP the violence against women around the world.

Thursday, Feb. 14
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Main Quad

Sponsored by Women Empowered and the Women's History Events Committee. Funded by DASB.

Women's History & Heritage Month Planning Committee

If you are interested in joining the Women's History and Heritage Events planning committee, please contact co-chairs Marc Coronado at or Catie Cadge-Moore at