The Launch of City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems
Boston’s Poet Laureate DANIELLE LEGROS GEORGES celebrates the release of “City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems,” with a public reading in the Courtyard of the Central Branch of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. Welcoming remarks by City of Boston’s Chief of Arts and Culture Julie Burros at 6 pm.
“City of Notions” is a collection that salutes aspects of everyday life in Boston. Nearly sixty poets contributed to the anthology and run the spectrum from up-to-now unpublished authors to the former U.S. Poets laureate, all contributing a taste of their personal versions of Boston.
Some contributors include Robert Pinsky, Mary Oliver, Margaret Atwood, Gail Mazur, Nick Flynn, Steph Burt, and Julia Alvarez.
This event is free, but you can to register here.
Poets KERRI FRENCH, JENNIFER MILITELLO, and SARAH SWEENEY at Trident Booksellers
Trident Booksellers is pleased to host a reading to celebrate the release of KERRI FRENCH’s poetry collection Every Room in the Body, winner of the 2016 Moon City Poetry Award. The reading will also feature two other writers with recent releases: poet JENNIFER MILITELLO (reading from A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments), and nonfiction writer and poet SARAH SWEENEY (reading from her essay collection Tell Me If You’re Lying).
This event is free and open to the public.
Trident Booksellers has all three of these poetry collections. You can purchase your copies in-store or online for FRENCH, MILITELLO, and/or SWEENEY’s collections.
Cervena Barva Press Reading Series
Cervena Barva Press Reading Series/Fiction & Poetry Night
Friday, May 24th, 7:00PM
Readers: David Blair, Sally Connolly, Mark Scroggins, and Julia Story
Arts at the Armory/Basement B8
191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA
Admission $5.00/Refreshment Served