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Tuesday, September 17
 

7:00pm

New England Poetry Club Reading
New England Poetry Club Reading  : Series curator:: Doug Holder

Linda Conte-- Linda Haviland Conte is the author of Slow As A Poem (Ibbetson Street Press). Her poems are included in the anthologies City of Poets: 18 Boston Voices and Out of the Blue Writers Unite. A graduate of Connecticut College, she is currently serving as Treasurer of New England Poetry Club.

Hilary Sallick-- Poet and educator Hilary Sallick teaches reading and writing to adult learners in Somerville and serves as vice-president of the New England Poetry Club.

Mary Buchinger Bodwell-- Mary Buchinger, author of three collections of poetry, grew up on a farm in Michigan and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador. She is President of the New England Poetry Club and teaches English and communication studies at MCPHS University in Boston.


Tuesday September 17, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Newton Free Library 330 Homer Street Newton, MA
 
Wednesday, September 18
 

6:30pm

Let's Write Poetry! A Four-Week Workshop Series
Are you a poet who’s looking to deepen your craft? Ever wanted to try your hand at poetry? Join local poet, editor, and literary coach Sara Letourneau for this 4-week workshop series that’s designed to inspire and energize you to write new poems, learn new techniques, and see your work in a new light. Each class will include craft talks, exercises, a close study of published poems, and sharing the previous week’s work for constructive feedback.

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
 
Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 26
Wednesday, October 2
Thursday, October 10

$50 Members, $80 Guests (4-Wk Series)
$15 Members, $25 Guests Walk-in per session

Register here to reserve your spot: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=496886&tg=33&vt=449&lvl=&stype=-102&view=day&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=09%2f18%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1




 
Thursday, September 26
 

6:30pm

Let's Write Poetry! A Four-Week Workshop Series
Are you a poet who’s looking to deepen your craft? Ever wanted to try your hand at poetry? Join local poet, editor, and literary coach Sara Letourneau for this 4-week workshop series that’s designed to inspire and energize you to write new poems, learn new techniques, and see your work in a new light. Each class will include craft talks, exercises, a close study of published poems, and sharing the previous week’s work for constructive feedback.

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
 
Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 26
Wednesday, October 2
Thursday, October 10

$50 Members, $80 Guests (4-Wk Series)
$15 Members, $25 Guests Walk-in per session

Register here to reserve your spot: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=496886&tg=33&vt=449&lvl=&stype=-102&view=day&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=09%2f18%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1


 
Wednesday, October 2
 

6:30pm

Let's Write Poetry! A Four-Week Workshop Series
Are you a poet who’s looking to deepen your craft? Ever wanted to try your hand at poetry? Join local poet, editor, and literary coach Sara Letourneau for this 4-week workshop series that’s designed to inspire and energize you to write new poems, learn new techniques, and see your work in a new light. Each class will include craft talks, exercises, a close study of published poems, and sharing the previous week’s work for constructive feedback.

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
 
Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 26
Wednesday, October 2
Thursday, October 10

$50 Members, $80 Guests (4-Wk Series)
$15 Members, $25 Guests Walk-in per session

Register here to reserve your spot: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=496886&tg=33&vt=449&lvl=&stype=-102&view=day&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=09%2f18%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1


 
Saturday, October 5
 

7:30pm

Munroe Saturday Nights, Lexington
Local poets will read poems based on local painters' work, and briefly discuss the process of turning image into poem. Paintings by Emily Passman, Jeanine Sobell Pastore, Deepak Das, Jaroslava O'Neil, Sudakshina Bhattacharya, and Laurel Smith will be displayed during the reading.

Readers/Speakers
avatar for Cammy Thomas

Cammy Thomas

Cammy Thomas’ first book of poems, Cathedral of Wish, received the 2006 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Both it and her second book, Inscriptions, are published by Four Way Books. A fellowship from the Ragdale Foundation helped her complete Inscriptions... Read More →
avatar for Julia Lisella

Julia Lisella

Professor of English, Regis College
Julia Lisella is a poet and teacher. Her poetry books include Always (2014), Terrain (2007), and Love Song Hiroshima (2004), a chapbook. Her poems have been widely anthologized and appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, Ocean State Review, Valparaiso, Prairie Schooner, Crab Orchard Review... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
First Parish UU Church 26 North Street, Medfield, MA 02052
 
Thursday, October 10
 

6:30pm

Let's Write Poetry! A Four-Week Workshop Series
Are you a poet who’s looking to deepen your craft? Ever wanted to try your hand at poetry? Join local poet, editor, and literary coach Sara Letourneau for this 4-week workshop series that’s designed to inspire and energize you to write new poems, learn new techniques, and see your work in a new light. Each class will include craft talks, exercises, a close study of published poems, and sharing the previous week’s work for constructive feedback.

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:
 
Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 26
Wednesday, October 2
Thursday, October 10

$50 Members, $80 Guests (4-Wk Series)
$15 Members, $25 Guests Walk-in per session

Register here to reserve your spot: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/main_enroll.asp?studioid=496886&tg=33&vt=449&lvl=&stype=-102&view=day&trn=0&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=09%2f18%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1




 


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