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Celebrate International Women's Month at Teatro Paraguas, Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 5:00 PM as Red Mountain Press  presents the book launch and poetry reading of Gary Worth Moody's OCCOQUAN, a collection of poem that honor women who were victims of slavery in 19th century Virginia, and heroines of the suffrage struggle in the early  20th century.

 Of OCCOQUAN, Denise Low, former Kansas Poet Laureate 2007-2009 writes, "this poet ignites words with fire. In reading OCCOQUAN, I enter timeless conflagrations of events. This book is a live ember. "

 A reception with book signing will follow the reading. OCCOQUAN is Moody's 2nd book of poems. A graduate of St. John's College in Santa Fe and of the George Mason University MFA program in Virginia, Moody's work has appeared in numerous periodicals. His first book of poems, HAZARDS OF GRACE, was published by Red Mountain Press in 2012. 

A falconer, Moody lives in Santa Fe with the artist and writer Oriana Rodman, two dogs and a red-tail hawk.