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Chapter & Verse Literary Readings
Friday, January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CHAPTER AND VERSE LITERARY READING SERIES
Friday, January 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
LORING-GREENOUGH HOUSE, 12 SOUTH STREET
JAMAICA PLAIN CENTER
Paul Hostovsky’s tenth book of poetry, Late for the Gratitude Meeting, is forthcoming from Kelsay Books. He has won a Pushcart Prize, two Best of the Net awards, five poetry chapbook contests, and the Future Cycle Poetry Book Prize. He has been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and twenty-one times on The Writers Almanac. His poems have been published in Poetry, Shenandoah, the Sun, Carolina Quarterly, Belleview Literary Review, Poetry East, and many other journals and anthologies. He makes his living in Boston as a sign language interpreter and Braille instructor.
Christina Liu’s parents escaped China’s Cultural Revolution, settling with her in NYC’s Chinatown. She holds a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, and a MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Formerly an ESL counselor and translator, she is currently an academic advisor and writing instructor at Boston Architectural College. Her work has been published in Dream International Quarterly, Phantasm, and featured on the CD Spoken Live! (Arula Records). Christina is a member of Streetfeet Women, a non-profit writing and performance ensemble. She read recently at the Brockton Public Library at the Voices of Diversity program, where she translated her own and others’ poetry into Cantonese.
Cammy Thomas’ first book of poems, Cathedral of Wish, received the 2006 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her second book, Inscriptions, was published in 2014. Both were published by Four Way Books. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Compose, The Maine Review, the Missouri Review, Off the Coast, Salamander, and Spillway. After growing up on Long Island, Cammy received her BA and PHD from the University of California Berkeley and her MA from San Francisco State University. Her MFA is from the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She teaches at Lexington Community Education and lives in Lexington.
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 February 8, March 8, April 12 and May 10.