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Chapter & Verse Literary Reading
Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CHAPTER AND VERSE LITERARY READING SERIES
FRIDAY, February 3, 2017, 7:30 pm
LORING-GREENOUGH HOUSE, 12 SOUTH STREET
JAMAICA PLAIN CENTER
Susan Donnelly’s latest publication is the chapbook Sweet Gooseberries from Every Other Thursday Press. She is the author of three full collections: Eve Names the Animals (Northeastern University Press), Transit and Capture the Flag (Iris Press), and three other chapbooks. A fifth chapbook, The Path of Thunder, is forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Prairie Schooner and many journals, anthologies and textbooks. They have also been featured several times on “The Writers Almanac.” A frequent reader of her poetry in the Boston area and beyond, Susan lives, writes, and offers poetry classes and consultations in Arlington where she has just judged the Arlington Poetry Contest. http://www.susandonnellypoetry.com
Jeffrey Harrison is the author of five books of poetry, including The Singing Underneath, a National Poetry Series selection; Feeding the Fire, winner of the Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club; Incomplete Knowledge, runner-up for the Poets’ Prize in 2008; and, in 2014, Into Daylight, winner of the Dorset Prize from Tupelo Press and a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Award in 2015. More recently, his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize anthology, The New York Times Magazine, The Yale Review, The Kenyon Review, The Hudson Review, and other journals. His honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA, and his poems have been featured often on “The Writer’s Almanac.” jeffreyharrisonpoet.com
Jennifer Jean’s debut poetry collection is The Fool (Big Table 2013). Her poetry chapbooks include: In the War and The Archivist. Her poetry has appeared in: Rattle, Waxwing, Crab Creek Review, Denver Quarterly, Mud City Journal, Green Mountains Review, and more. She is Poetry Editor for The Mom Egg Review, Managing Editor of Talking Writing Magazine, and Co-director of Morning Garden Artist Retreats. Jennifer teaches Free2Write poetry workshops to sex-trafficking survivors. For more info, visit: http://www.fishwifetales.com
Suggested donation: $5.00 or whatever you can afford. (We mean this. We would rather have you than your money.) Free refreshments are served.
Parking Information: The Loring-Greenough House has a parking lot, but two spaces are reserved for ZIP Cars. Please respect these spaces, and also please try not to park on the grass. There is nonrestricted street parking and a large, free public parking lot off Centre Street between Burroughs and Thomas Streets just a block from the Loring-Greenough House.