SHP Presents: the Sanger-Stuart Reading with Rebecca Doverspike & Melissa Atkinson Mercer

Rebecca Doverspike, winner of the 2018 Slapering Hol Press Chapbook Contest, for her collection, Every Present Thing A Ghost (SHP, 2019), will read with her mentor, Melissa Atkinson Mercer.

Rebecca Doverspike is completing an MDiv. degree at Harvard Divinity School with an emphasis on Buddhism. She is studying to be an interfaith hospital chaplain. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from West Virginia University.

Melissa Atkinson Mercer is the author of the full-length poetry collection Saint of the Partial Apology (Five Oaks Press, 2017) as well as five chapbooks.

Tickets are $5 for HVWC members / students / seniors and $10 regular admission. Please purchase tickets at

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Hudson Valley Writers’ Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm

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