Master Poet Tommy Gaffney to Read from His Book “Whiskey Days”

April 29, 2014, 12:00 pm

Master poet Tommy Gaffney will read from his new book, "Whiskey Days" at noon on Tuesday, April 29 at Columbia Gorge Community College, Hood River - Indian Creek campus. Reading is free and open to the public.

Tommy Gaffney was born and raised in Kentucky, somewhere between the projects and the trailer parks. In addition to "Whiskey Days", he is the author of "Three Beers from Oblivion" (2006). His work has appeared in such anthologies as "The Night Bomb Review", "The Drunk Poets Society Anthology; Volume 2" and "The Broken Word Anthology; Volumes 1 & 2". He has performed at the "Insomniacathon" and "Wordstock", appeared on KBOO radio and hosted the annual "Artists Night Out Spoken Word Festival" at Artists Repertory Theater. Gaffney's favorite colors are John Deere Green and Joey Ramone Black. Nowadays, you can often find him wandering the streets of Portland, Oregon.