Tag: poetry readings
Collected Poets Series, Jan. 2010.
Thursday, January 7, 2010, at 7:00 pm, poets Nancy Pearson and Afaa Michael Weaver will help the Collected Poets Series welcome the new year in a special benefit for the Green River House. *Please note the time change. The Green River House is a community-based rehabilitation and support program, provided through Clinical and Support Options…
2 Days/2 Wildly Different Audiences.
Talking to a rugful of first-graders is a scary business. Keeping their interest, watching for signs of restlessness and disinterest, and then immediately switching course to lure back their attention…I think we chatted 25 minutes all told, but I was exhausted! The teachers were endlessly patient and encouraging — the kids’ poems are hung all…
Poems from the Women’s Movement: The Reading.
Wednesday night I went to a reading at Amherst College to celebrate the publication of the new Library of America anthology, Poems from the Women’s Movement, edited by Honor Moore. Quite a contingent of women collaborated to bring this event off, and what an electric evening it was! Not only was Honor Moore in attendance…