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Sunday, April 21st, 3 to 5 PM, at the West Falmouth Library

Open Mike Sign-up, 2:45 PM

$5 suggested donation to fund the poets’ stipend.


Susan Donnelly’s  latest poetry collection is Capture the Flag.  She is the author of two other collections: Morse Prize winner Eve Names the Animals and Transit, as well as three chapbooks.  Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry and many other journals, textbooks and anthologies.  It has been featured several times on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac and on Poetry Daily.  Susan lives, writes and teaches poetry in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Mary Maxwell is the author of three volumes of poetry, An Imaginary Hellas, Emporia, and Cultural Tourism.  Her poems have appeared in AGNI, The New Republic, Paris Review, Southern Review and many other journals.  A winner of the “Discovery”/The Nation Award, Mary has been the recipient of a fellowship from the Carnargo Foundation in Cassis, France and has also been a visiting artist and scholar at the American Academy in Rome.  She is also the author of a monograph about the painter Serena Rothstein, Discourse in Paint.  Mary lives in Truro, Massachusetts.

Dan Memmolo’ s book Fist City won the 2011 Holland Prize from Logan House Press in 2012. He is also the author of the chapbook, Beat Surrender (Main Street Rag) and his poems have appeared in numerous magazines, including, The Atlanta Review, Gargoyle, New York Quarterly and Southern Poetry Review. Dan holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Virginia Commonwealth University and lives in Barrington, Rhode Island.

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.  Note:  Bourne Bridge is under repair for April & May.  Allow more travel time.

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).  or email: or 508-566-1090

Calliope’s next reading:  Sunday, May 12th 3 to 5 PM, Open Mike Sign-Up, 2:45 PM.

Featuring—Marjorie Block, Charles Coe, Joyce Wilson. Book-signing reception, with refreshments.