Calliope—Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library

by web editor on September 10, 2013

Calliope PicCome celebrate the beginning
of Calliope’s seventh season:
Sunday, September 15th from 3 to 5 PM.

Open mic sign-up, 2:45 PM.

Reception with refreshments.
$5 suggested donation, funds the poets’ stipend.

September’s Featured Poets:

Lucile Burt is the author of the chapbook Neither Created Nor Destroyed, (2012) which won the Philbrick Poetry Prize from the Providence Athenaeum.  Her poems have appeared in various small press journals and in the anthology Teaching with Fire.  A retired high school English teacher, Lucile currently lives in Wellfleet, MA.

Anne Champion is the author of Reluctant Mistress (Gold Wake Press, 2013).  Her poems have appeared in Verse Daily, The Comstock Review, Cider Press Review, The Aurorean and many other journals.  She was a recipient of the Academy of American Poet’s Prize, a Pushcart Prize nominee, a St. Botoph Emerging Writer’s Grant nominee, and a Squaw Valley Community of Writers Poetry Workshop participant.  Anne holds an MFA from Emerson College where she teaches writing and literature and serves as a poetry reader for Ploughshares.

Anna M. Warrock is the author of the chapbooks Horizon, and Smoke and Stone. Her latest chapbook recently won the 2013 Slate Roof Press competition. Her poems and introduction appear in the anthology Kiss Me Goodnight, Poems and Stories by Women Who Were Girls When Their Mothers Died.  She has received the Robert Penn Warren Award from The Cumberland Poetry Review. Her prose has been published by The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. Anna lives in Somerville, MA where her poem, “Remembering My Mother’s Face” is inscribed in the Davis Square, MBTA subway station.

Directions:  From Bourne Bridge.  Rt. 28 south to Thomas Landers Road exit, right off ramp to Rt. 28A south (left), about 1 1/2 miles.  Just past Old Dock Rd., on right, West Falmouth Library is on the left, with parking.

From Woods Hole.  Woods Hole Rd. to Palmer Ave. to Rt. 28 north to Brick Kiln Rd. exit, left off the ramp to Rt. 28A (stop sign).  Take a right, and go less than I mile.  West Falmouth Library is on the right, with parking (before the library, across from the Quaker Meeting House).

Calliope’s next reading: Sunday, October 20th 3 to 5 PM, Open Mike Sign-Up, 2:45 PM.

Featuring: Alan Soto Smith, Ellen Steinbaum, Kim Triedman. Book-signing reception, with refreshments.

See details and directions and complete season on website:

Or email Caliope at

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