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US Authors Coping With Pain Read Inspirational Works

Saturday 29 February 2020


From US newspaper the Hi-Desert Star:


Susan Rukeyser and Tamara Hattis
Writer Susan Rukeyser, founder of the Desert Split
Open Mic
, introduces guest author Tamara Hattis,
reading from her new poetry book “Colors of My Pain”
at the Beatnik Lounge Saturday afternoon.
(Photo: Leslie Shaw Hi-Desert Star.)

Authors coping with pain read inspirational works

By Leslie Shaw Hi-Desert Star
February 25, 2020
© Copyright 2020 Hi-Desert Star.

Guest author and collage artist Tamara Hattis held a reading event for her new book of poetry, “Colors of My Pain,” at the Beatnik Lounge in Joshua Tree Saturday afternoon. Hattis has a bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders and creative writing from the University of Redlands.

The work is about her journey of dealing the with chronic pain of fibromyalgia.

Hattis also has a strong interest in makeup and beauty. She incorporated a slide show of images of beauty products in various stages of formulation and images associated with chronic pain, such as X-rays of painful spine surgery procedures and some of the paintings of Frida Kahlo.

Hattis’ condition has advanced to the point where her tongue and jaw are affected, making assistant readers necessary.

The event happened to fall on her mother’s birthday, and with her in attendance, she dedicated the performance to her mom.


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