This reading features new work written over the course of a 10-session workshop this past fall, hosted by poet KEVIN MCLELLAN. Kevin's intention for this workshop was "to challenge our understanding of what a poem can do, encourage 'poem as event' (as opposed to the retelling of events i.e, a linear narrative) for the purposes of discovery within language." JOSETTE AKRESH-GOZALES lives in Waltham with her husband and children and is a production editor at NEJM Group. Her work has…Find out more »
The Lily Pad hosts a reading/performance/exhibit featuring poetry, music, movement and visual arts by six local women.Find out more »
Solidarity Salon: poems & stories with music & dance Featuring Lisa DeSiro, writer and pianist (thepoetpianist.com) Joey Gould, writer (https://joeygouldpoetry.wordpress.com/) Liliana Jimenez, dancer Ju-Hee Kang, flutist (http://www.juheekangflute.com/) Lauren Leja, writer (invisiblecommute.com) Julia Lisella, writer (https://www.amazon.com/author/julialisella) In Paik, singer Anne Pluto, writer (https://twitter.com/apluto) Renuka Raghavan, writer (www.renukaraghavan.com) Anna Warrock, writer (www.AnnaMWarrock.com) The Solidarity Salon gathers together local artists of various genres to share their creations in community spaces. The series aims to especially amplify the voices of women, people of color,…Find out more »
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