Book notes, March 19, 2017
GJ poet featured on Talking Gourds Tour
The Talking Gourds Tour is adding a stop in Paonia and is featuring the Grand Junction poet Frank H. Coons on its March tour.
The tour’s times and dates are:
■ 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Telluride Arts Office & Gallery, 135 W. Pacific, in Telluride.
■ 5 p.m. Wednesday at La Zona Colona Coffeehouse off U.S. Highway 550 in Colona.
■ 7 p.m. Thursday at Wisehart Springs Inn, 39508 Pitkin Road, in Paonia.
■ 7 p.m. Friday at Lithic Bookstore & Gallery, 138 S. Park Square, No. 202 (upstairs) in Fruita.
Coons’ chapbook “Finding Cassiopeia” was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award in 2013. “Counting in Dog Years,” Coons’ second collection of poems was recently released by Lithic Press, according to a news release from Telluride Institute, which organizes the tour.