Posts Tagged ‘ Readings ’

▶ Louise Glück: “Lamentations” in Louise Glück

“These Tyrannical Times: Poetry as Liberatory, Poetry as Undoing” Dionne Brand and Harryette Mullen – YouTube

Dionne Brand begins to read at approximately 9′ 20″

Tour 2019 on Vimeo

The Boiler House Poets Live On!

Second Annual Festival of Major American Poets Co-sponsored by the Amherst College English Department

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Patrick Donnelly

 

Fanny Howe

 

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May 6, 2018 The Charter Oak Readings with poets Donna Fleischer and Leslie McGrath

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Sunday May 6, 3PM

Donna Fleischer’s poems are in small independent press chapbooks, anthologies, and journals worldwide. These include Kō, Modern Haiku, Otoliths, Peace Is a Haiku Song, Poetry at the End of the World, Spiral Orb, The Marsh Hawk Press Review, and The #Occupy Wall Street Anthology. < Periodic Earth >, from Casa de Cinco Hermanas Press (Colorado, 2016), is her fourth chapbook. Other chapbooks are with Longhouse Publishers and bottle rockets press.

Leslie McGrath is the author of three collections of poetry, the most recent being Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives. Winner of the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and the Gretchen Warren award from the New England Poetry Club, her poems and interviews have been published in Agni, Poetry magazine, The Academy of American Poets, The Writer’s Chronicle, and The Yale Review. McGrath teaches creative writing at Central CT State University and is series editor of The Tenth Gate, a poetry imprint of The Word Works Press. She lives in Essex.

Reading starts with an Open Mike.

Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Free event.

The Charter Oak Readings Blogspot

For more info contact—
Jim
JforJames@aol.com
860.508.2810

Directions to Charter Oak Cultural Center

From points west

Take 84 East to 48B (the “Capitol Avenue” exit). At the end of the ramp, take a left onto Capitol Avenue and go straight until the road ends. Take a right onto Main Street. Turn left at the first light onto Charter Oak Avenue and the Cultural Center is the first building on the right with two domes on top.

From points east

Take 84 West to exit 54 (the “Downtown Hartford” exit). At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Columbus Boulevard. At the fifth light, turn right onto Charter Oak Avenue. After the second light, the Cultural Center is the building with two domes on top on the left side of the street just before Main Street.

From points north or south

Take 91 to exit 29A in Hartford, labeled “Capitol Area”. Bear right and take the second exit labeled “Prospect Street to Main Street”. Turn left atthe stoplight at the end of the ramp and go straight. At the second light turn right onto Charter Oak Avenue. After the turn, the center is the third building on the left with two domes on top.

Parking

  • Free parking is available on weekends in the lot across the street from the center at 330 Main Street and at Betances School located diagonally across the street.
  • There is also metered parking available on the street in front of the Cultural Center and on Prospect Street. These spots are free on the weekends.
  • Free spaces can be found further down Charter Oak Avenue and on John Street.
  • Do not park next door at 25 Charter Oak Avenue or in the lot behind the building. They will tow in both locations.

The Charter Oak Readings : : Donna Fleischer & Leslie McGrath : : The Charter Oak Cultural Center

GWENDOLYN BROOKS; RIOT – palmermethode

poets.org From the Archive: Gwendolyn Brooks Reading at the Guggenheim Museum, 1983 In honor of Gwendolyn Brooks’s centennial, we’re sharing this archival audio from a reading featuring Broo…

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The Charter Oak Readings – Spring Series 2018 at Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

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SPRING SERIES 2018…

March 4: Faith Vicinanza and Timothy Cresswell

April 8: Tim Cole and Patricia Mottola

May 6: Donna Fleischer and Leslie McGrath

June 3: Joan Hofmann and John Surowiecki

All dates are Sundays, 3PM, starting with an OPEN MIKE.

Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

The Charter Oak Readings Spring 2018

Parking
Free parking is available on the weekends —
–  in the lot across the street from the center at 330 Main Street and at Betances School located diagonally across the street; and
–  at metered spots on the street in front of the Center and on Prospect Street;

Do not park next door at 25 Charter Oak Avenue or in the lot behind the building. They will tow in both locations.

The Poet’s Voice: Bhanu Kapil & Fred Moten | Woodberry Poetry Room – introduced by Jackie Wang

Poetry Celebrates Bloomfield, Connecticut | Bloomfield Libraries

Come Join A Sampling of Bloomfield Poets & Open Mic to Celebrate Bloomfield

Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Prosser Public Library Community Room on a Drop-In & Out basis.

12:00-1:00 pm   People will read poems about Bloomfield (includes those recently published in The Journal town paper)

1:00-3:15 pm   A Sampling of Bloomfield Poets: 13 poets who live in Bloomfield will feature for                                 10 minutes each

3:15-3:30 pm   Break / poetry books for sale*

3:30-4:00 pm   The Open mic is Open to anyone’s poems on any topic

 

The featured poets will read in this order:

1:00-1:10   Iris J. Arenson-Fuller

1:10-1:20   Kathy Carle

1:20-1:30   Carl Dean

1:30-1:40   Bonnie Enes (if absent, I may read her poems)

1:40-1:50   Carol G. Fine

1:50-2:00   Donna Fleischer

2:00-2:10   Marilyn Johnston

2:10-2:20   Broderick May

2:20-2:30   Melissa McEwen

2:30-2:40   Michelle McEwen

2:40-2:50   Garrett Phelan

2:50-3:00   Tom Nicotera

3:00-3:10   Andy Weil

 

*Poets’ books will be for sale in the meeting room. Poets are not expected to be there for the entire time. There will be other events going on as part of Celebrate Bloomfield.

Project coordinator: Tom Nicotera

Poetry Celebrates Bloomfield 2016

Charles Bernstein and Trace Peterson Read Poetry

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Bernstein and Peterson Read Poetry | DIA