Monday, April 19, 2010

Upcoming Readings Fall 2017

Sept 12, 2017
Ben Berman  --Ben Berman’s first book, Strange Borderlands (Able Muse Press, 2012), won the Peace Corps Award for Best Book of Poetry and was a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Awards. His second book is Figuring in the Figure, forthcoming from Able Muse Press in 2017. He has received awards from the New England Poetry Club and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Somerville Arts Council. He is the poetry editor at Solstice Literary Magazine and teaches in the Boston area, where he lives with his wife and daughters.

Richard Waring--- 
Richard Waring’s poems have appeared in the Comstock Review, Chest, Sanctuary, Contact II, Dark Horse, the American Journal of Nursing,Mothering, Inward Springs, the Journal of the American Medical Association,and other publications. Richard has a B.A. in English Literature from Drew University and attended the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute, where he studied the poetry of William Carlos Williams with Allen Ginsberg. From 1982 to 1988. He is a senior layout artist for the New England Journal of Medicine. His latest collection is  What Love Tells Me.

Clara Silverstein---Clara Silverstein is the author of four books, a blogger about historic recipes at, and a long-time writer in the Boston area. She has taught at Grub Street, Inc., consulted with individual writers, and worked with young adults as a tutor and at the Books of Hope literacy empowerment program. From 2008 to 2017, she directed the Chautauqua Writers' Center, which sponsors creative writing workshops and author programs at the Chautauqua Institution.

Oct 11, 2017

Anna M. Warrock

Sarah Snyder

Ed Meek

Nov 14, 2017

Wendy Drexler

Margaret Young--

Scott Ruescher--  Scott Ruescher won the 2013 Erika Mumford Prize for poetry about travel and international culture from the New England Poetry Club for “Looking for Lorca”—one of the eleven poems in his chapbook Perfect Memory (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Some of the other poems have appeared in Tower Journal, Naugatuck River Review, In My Bed, Harvard Educational Review, and the Larcom Review. His chapbook Sidewalk Tectonics was released by Pudding House Publications in 2009. Ruescher coordinates the Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and teaches in the Boston University Prison Education program