|Somerville Arts Armory|
THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE ARMORY
POETRY AT THE CAFÉ
191 HIGHLAND AVENUE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
7:00 PM/ADMISSION: $4.00
READING AND OPEN MIC
Host: Doug Holder, Ibbetson Street Press
THE FIRST AND LAST WORD POETRY SERIES
Harris Gardner to receive the Ibbetson Street Lifetime Achievement Award!
Harris Gardner Credits: The Harvard Review; Midstream; Cool Plums; Rosebud; Fulcrum; Chest; The Aurorean; Ibbetson Street Journal. Main Street Rag; Vallum (Canada); and over fifty other publication credits. Three collections. Poet-in-Residence- Endicott College-2002-2005. Poetry Editor, Ibbetson Street: November, 2010 to present; co-founder of Tapestry of Voices and Boston National Poetry Month Festival (both, with Lainie Senechal). Member of three selection committees for Poet Laureate: Boston (2) and Somerville. (1).
Doug Holder is the founder of the Ibbetson Street Press. He teaches writing at Endicott College and Bunker Hill Community College. He is the recent recipient of the Allen Ginsberg Award from the Newton Writing and Publishing Center, and has a new poetry collection out "Portrait of An Artist as a Young Poseur: 1974 to 1983" (Big Table Publishing).
Gloria Mindock is the founding editor of Cervena Barva Press. She is the author of La Portile Raiului (Ars Longa Press, Romania) Nothing Divine Here (U Soku Stampa, Montenegro), and Blood Soaked Dresses (Ibbetson). Widely published in the USA and abroad, her poetry has been translated and published into the Romanian, Serbian, Spanish, Estonian, and French. In December 2014, Gloria was awarded the Ibbetson Street Press Lifetime Achievement Award. Her new book, Whiteness of Bone, is forthcoming in 2016 by Glass Lyre Press.
The Center for the Arts is located between Davis Square and Union Square. Parking is located behind the armory at the rear of the building. Arts at the Armory is approximately a 15 minute walk from Davis Square which is on the MTBA Red Line. You can also find us by using either the MBTA RT 88 and RT 90 bus that can be caught either at Lechmere (Green Line) or Davis Square (Red Line). Get off at the Highland Avenue and Lowell Street stop. You can also get to us from Sullivan Square (Orange Line) by using the MBTA RT 90 bus. Get off at the Highland Avenue and Benton Road stop.