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Sunday, February 2 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Temple Sinai’s 11th Annual Poetry Festival

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This year’s featured poet is Rachel Kann -- a poet, performer, ceremonialist and teaching artist. Her writing has appeared in journals such as Soul-Lit, Tiferet, Eclipse, Permafrost, Coe Review, Sou’wester, GW Review and Quiddity. She is a resident writer for Hevria, where she’s also featured as a performing artist on The Hevria Sessions.  Rachel has performed her poetry in such varied venues as Disney Concert Hall, Royce Hall, the Broad Stage and San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts. She is a 2019 Inquiry Fellow through American Jewish University’s Institute for Jewish Creativity and was a 2017 Asylum Arts Reciprocity Fellow and the 2017 Outstanding Instructor of the Year at UCLA Extension Writers' Program. Her latest poetry collection is How to Bless the New Moon, from Ben Yehuda Press. Her poetry collections include A Prayer on Behalf of the Broken Heart and 10 for Everything. She is also the author of the children’s book, You Sparkle Inside.

Master of Ceremonies: Professor Larry Lowenthal

An open mic will follow!
Readers bring one original poem on themes of family, community, or Jewish life. Sign up to read as you enter.  Questions?  Contact Deborah Leipziger at dleipziger@gmail.com

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Sunday February 2, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Temple Sinai 50 Sewall Street Brookline


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