Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Cid Corman Boston Small Poetry Press Archive

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https://openarchives.umb.edu/…/col…/p15774coll8/id/478/rec/1 


This is so great---a collection started by Mark Pawlak and others at U/Mass Boston--is now finally online---a lot of great contributors to this collection--many of my interviews with poets, my Somerville Times Literary Columns, Ibbetson Street magazine/books, and Poesy Magazine, etc...is archived there... check it out you may see yourself there--still adding stuff.. it will be updated periodically! ( Click expand to see the  full listings)



Friday, June 14, 2019

THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE ARMORY POETRY AT THE CAFÉ 191 HIGHLAND AVENUE SOMERVILLE, MA

THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE ARMORY
POETRY AT THE CAFÉ 
191 HIGHLAND AVENUE
SOMERVILLE, MA

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2019
7:00 PM/ADMISSION: $4.00
READING AND OPEN MIC

Hosted by: Harris Gardner and Gloria Mindock

THE FIRST AND LAST WORD POETRY SERIES


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Martha Boss's current collection of poetry, Prayer, was published by Oddball Magazine in 2016. She is known for her countless artist-designed chapbook collections and her strong wit in her poetry. Martha states, she is inspired by the poet Yehuda Amichai.


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Doug Holder is the founder of the Ibbetson Street Press of Somerville, MA. He has recently collaborated with playwright Lawrence Kessenich on a new play based on a short story he wrote "The Patient." It is going to be published by the Presa Press, and has had a staged reading at the Playwright's Platform in the Boston area. Holder's poem "Oh Don't She Said, It's Cold" adapted into a song by singer/songwriter Jennifer Matthews, will be performed by the dance company "text moves" in the fall at various venues in the area. Holder is the arts editor of The Somerville Times, and teaches writing at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, and Endicott College in Beverly, MA. He holds an MLA in literature from Harvard University.


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Ralph Pennel is the author of A World Less Perfect for Dying In, published by Cervena Barva Press. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Ocean State Review, Thrice Fiction, Rain Taxi Review of Books and others. Ralph was nominated for a Pushcart and was twice finalist for Somerville Poet Laureate. He is on the board of the NEPC and teaches at Bentley University.


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.