Please join us for the next Calliope Poetry Reading
Sunday, November 16th, 3 PM
Open Mic Sign-up, 2:45 PM.
$5 suggested donation.
Jericho Brown’s latest poetry collection, The New Testament, was recently published by Copper Canyon Press (2014). His first book, Please (New Issues, 2008) won the 2009 American Book Award. His poems have appeared in The Nation, The New Yorker, The New Republic and The Best American Poetry. He is a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, and a Whiting Writer’s Award. He also received two travel fellowships to the Krakow Poetry Seminar in Poland. Jericho grew up in Louisiana and earned his Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Houston. He is an assistant professor in the creative writing program at Emory University in Atlanta.
Frannie Lindsay’s fourth volume of poetry, Our Vanishing, was released from Red Hen Press in 2014 as the Benjamin Saltman Award winner. Her other three books are Mayweed (The Word Works); Lamb (Perugia Press) and Where She Always Was (Utah State University Press). In 2008 she was chosen as the winner of The Missouri Review Prize in poetry. Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry of 2014, The Atlantic Monthly, The Yale Review, The Harvard Review, Prairie Schooner, and in many other journals. In addition, Frannie’s poems have been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, A Writer’s Almanac and Ted Kooser’s column, American Life in Poetry. She has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Frannie lives in Belmont, MA. and is a classical pianist.
Jennifer Markell’s first book of poetry, Samsara, was published in 2014 by the Turning Point imprint of WordTech Communications. She is also the author of an award-winning chapbook, Leaving the Green Elm Market. Her poems have been published in The Atlanta Review, Consequence, The Hawaii Pacific Review, Rhino and in The Aurorean, where she was the featured poet. Her poetry also was published in Poetry from Sojourner, A Feminist Anthology and has been displayed at Boston City Hall. She was selected to read her work at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. A member of the Jamaica Pond Poets, Jennifer works as a psychotherapist with a special interest in therapeutic uses of writing.
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.)
No December Reading.
Next Calliope Poetry Reading will be on Sunday, January 11th, 3 PM, featuring Kim Baker, JD Scrmgeour, Cammy Thomas, and our open mic readers.
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