johnsu01 (johnsu01) wrote,

In memory of kari edwards

I learned today that kari edwards died from cardiac arrest. I did not know her as a friend, but I did read and appreciate her work, and I saw her read and spoke with her in person at Naropa a few times. Why does that matter? It doesn't really, just the background for why I want to pass on this information, out of respect and a loose connection. From Kevin Killian on the poetics list:

Fran Blau asked me to spread the word about, well, something you can do in kari's memory if you care to, and that's to make a donation to Cinema Paradiso, the international cinema in Auroville, the visionary community in southern India where kari and Fran had spent a happy year + together.

Checks should be made out to: Auroville Maintenance Fund
and sent to:
Financial Services
Town Hall Annex
Auroville 605101
Tamil Nadu

Please note that it's to support "Cinema Paradiso" and that your gift is in memory of kari edwards.

Tags: naropa, poetry
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