Chapter & Verse Literary Reading
Friday, December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$5
CHAPTER AND VERSE LITERARY READING SERIES
Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:30 pm
LORING-GREENOUGH HOUSE, 12 SOUTH STREET JAMAICA PLAIN CENTER
Jonathan Aibel’s voice has been heard in the Brookline Poetry Series, where he was the opening reader for Alan Shapiro in 2016. He is a frequent contributor to their open mike. Jonathan studied with Lucie Brock-Broido as she summered in Cambridge, and is currently studying with Barbara Helfgott-Hyett. He has also been fortunate enough to sit in on classes with David Ferry. Jonathan’s poems have been published, or will soon appear, in The Lily Poetry Review, The Aurorean, Mason’s Road, and Round Magazine. They have been included in the anthology Rhyme and Punishment from Local Gems Press. Jonathan spends his days wrestling software to the ground as an engineer specializing in quality and testing, and he lives in Concord with his wife, son, and cat, who, like most cats, is a poem unto himself.
Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough, a native of Poland, is an essayist and translator. The essays in her 2018 debut collection Objects of Affection were published in Agni, The American Scholar, LitHub, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, TriQuarterly, and other journals. The title piece, “Objects of Affection,” was selected for inclusion in The Best American Essays 2012; five others were listed among Notable Essays for 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. Hryniewicz-Yarbrough’s translations of Polish poetry have appeared in numerous publications, including Poetry, The New Yorker, The Paris Review. In 2010 They Carry a Promise, her translation of a book of poems by the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, was published by Knopf. She has also translated a collection of Philip Levine’s poetry into Polish.
Ellen Steinbaum is the author of four poetry collections including This Next Tenderness, which was published last spring. Her work has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and is included in several anthologies including The Widows’ Handbook and Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems American Places. An award-winning journalist and former Boston Globe columnist, she writes a blog, “Reading and Writing and the Occasional Recipe” which can be found at her web site, ellensteinbaum.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 four 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.
For more information check our website at http://jamaicapondpoets.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-325-8388. Upcoming Chapter and Verse Literary Readings in the 2018/2019 Series are tentatively scheduled for Fridays at 7:30 p.m. on January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.
- Jamaica Pond Poets / Chapter and Verse
- Loring-Greenough House
12 South Street
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