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Chapter & Verse Literary Readings
Friday, November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Please join the Jamaica Pond Poets for their ongoing series of literary readings in the LGH Parlor.
Jonathan Bennett Bonilla is a PhD candidate at The European Graduate School and a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. He is editor of La Guagua Poetry Anthology, his translations are forthcoming in spoKe poetry annual, and his book of poems What Matters Who’s Speaking (Delere Press) was published in 2017. Bennett Bonilla is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Middlesex Community College. He lives with his family in Rowley, Massachusetts.
Holly Guran, author of Twilight Chorus (Main Street Rag), River of Bones (Iris Press) and the chapbooks River Tracks (Poets Corner Press) and Mothers’ Trails (Noctiluca Press), earned a Massachusetts Cultural Council award (2012) and is a member of Jamaica Pond Poets. Her work has appeared in journals including Compassion Anthology, Mom Egg Review, Poet Lore, Poetry East, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Borderlands, Santa Fe Literary Review, Worcester Review, and Salamander. Holly resides in Boston with her husband, Phil, and their dog, Ginger.
Willy Francisco Ramirez is an educator, poet, and cultural advocate residing in Massachusetts. He is the founder and director of La Guagua Reading Group, as well as of the annual La Guagua Poetry Festival, hosted by Middlesex Community College in Lowell, where Ramirez is an Assistant Professor of English. Ramirez’s poetry has been published in the anthologies Abrazo del Sur (2017), Nostalgia de Arena (2012), Poets in New York (2013). He has read his poetry at international poetry festivals in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Mexico as well as in the U.S. in Voices of the Border (Texas), Poets of New York (NY), and Hispanic Writers Week (Boston).
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 November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.
- Jamaica Pond Poets / Chapter and Verse
- Loring-Greenough House
12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States + Google Map