Hudson Valley Writers Center: Poetry Presentation

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Sunday, June 12, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


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Description

This event is free, and open to the public

Members of a very special writing class at The Hudson Valley Writers Center have been refining a collection of poems for a year.
To our delight, they are now launching their individual chap books with selected readings at Blue Door.

Refreshments and lively conversations to follow.
Suggested donation $10

Jennifer Franklin earned degrees from Brown University and Columbia University School of the Arts. Her poems debuted in the Paris Review’s “Ten New Poets” issue in 1996. Her first full-length collection, Looming, won the 14th Annual Editor’s Prize from Elixir Press and was published in April 2015.
Franklin’s poetry has appeared widely in literary magazines and journals such as Gettysburg Review, Pequod, Southwest Review, Western Humanities Review, New England Review, The Nation, Salmagundi, Boston Review, Poetry Daily, and Guernica. Three poems from her third manuscript appeared on poets.org as part of the “poem-a-day series.” Franklin is co-editor of Slapering Hol Press, the small press imprint of The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center. She teaches poetry workshops at The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center and lives in New York City‎.

Readers:
Carla Carlson
Paula Colangelo
Tony Howarth
Sarah Rubin
Lee Sennish
Kathleen Williamson
And
Jennifer Franklin, instructor



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Blue Door Art Center
13 Riverdale Ave
yonkers, ny 10701
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016
Times: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event




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