Hosted by Diane Funston
June 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Poet in Residence Diane Funston has been a mainstay on the local spoken word scene since moving to Marysville five years ago with her husband, Roger.
Diane has invited some of her poet friends to join her for a live Yuba Sutter Arts Facebook event. Diana Medina, Roger Funston, and Sarah Oktay will share their poetry and insights during these very unique times.
Diane Funston began writing poetry in middle school in her hometown of Rochester, New York. She is also a memoirist and is currently organizing a collection of her poems for publication. Diane has been published in various journals and anthologies in California and on the East Coast including Cabbages and Kings, GUTS, San Diego Poetry Annual, Snapdragon, Whirlwind, Sharp Piece of Awesome, Lift It Up, Summation, and Palettes and Quills, among others. She is also a Mosaic Artist and has some of her work available for sale at various Marysville venues. Diane holds a degree in Literature and Writing from CSU San Marcos with a minor in Sociology.