Monday, April 19, 2010

Upcoming Readings Spring 2017


Feb 14, 2017

Pamela Gemme--- Pamela Gemme lives in Leicester Massachusetts. She has several online/print publications including Contempoary American Voices and is working on her first book. She writes with Barbara Helfgott Hyett, Susan M. Rooney and others.

Steve Albon---Steve Ablon has published four books of poems: Tornado Weather (Mellen Press, 1993), Flying Over Tasmania (Fithian Press, 1997),  Blue Damsels, (Peter Randall Press, 2005), and Night Call (Plain View Press, 2011). His work has appeared in many magazines. He is an adult and child psychoanalyst and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

E.M. Janik--E. M. Janik has recent work in december, where she was a finalist for the 2015 Jeff Marks Memorial Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Visions International, The New Mexico Humanities Review, Soundings East, and other publications. She works as a business development and communications writer for an information technology and engineering firm, and lives in New Hampshire with her husband and two rabbits.

March 2017

Holly Guran-- is a recipient of a 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council finalist award and has been a presenter at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. She is the author of  River of Bones (Iris Press), the chapbooks River Tracks (Poets Corner Press) and Mothers' Trails (Noctiluca Press), and her work has appeared in journals including Slipstream, Poet Lore, Poetry East, Hawai'i Pacific Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets,  Borderlands, Worcester Review, Salamander, and Bryant Literary Review.

Kevin Gallagher--Kevin Gallagher is a poet living in Boston, Massachusetts. His recent books are Looking for Lake Texcoco (Cy Gist) and Isolate Flecks (Cervena Barva), and Loom ( Mad Hat Press).
He is a founding editor of Compost magazine, and teaches at Boston University.

Danielle Jones-Pruett holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and is the assistant director of the Writers House at Merrimack College . Her poems have appeared in Best New Poets 2014Beloit Poetry Journal, Cider Press Review, Southern Poetry Review, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, and a 2015 St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award.

April 2017

Martha Collins is the author, most recently, of Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016), Day Unto Day (Milkweed, 2014), White Papers (Pitt Poetry Series, 2012), and Blue Front (Graywolf, 2006) Collins founded the Creative Writing Program at UMass-Boston, and for ten years was Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College. She is currently editor-at-large for FIELD magazine and one of the editors of the Oberlin College Press. In spring 2010, she served as Distinguished Visiting Writer at Cornell University


Andrea Cohen’s poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Threepenny ReviewThe Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Glimmer TrainThe Hudson Review, etc.
Her next poetry collection, Unfathoming, is forthcoming from Four Way Books. . She directs the Writers House at Merrimack College and the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, MA.

Miriam Levine-- Her work has appeared in Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, among many other places.
A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts writing fellowship and grants from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, She is Professor Emerita at Framingham State College, where she chaired the English Department and was Coordinator of the Arts and Humanities Program.