Poetry reading at Highlands
Thomaston — Several published poets will read form their work Thursday, Aug. 23 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Highlands Coffee House, 189 Main St./Route 1. The public is invited to attend.
Christine Casson is the author of "After the First World," a book of poems. She also has published critical essays on the work of Leslie Marmon Silko and Linda Hogan and is working on a book of non-fiction that explores the relationship between trauma and memory. She also is at work on a study of the poetic sequence titled "Sequence and Time Signature: A Study in Poetic Orchestration."
Daniel Tobin is the author of six books of poems: “Where the World is Made”; “Double Life”; “The Narrows”; “Second Things”; “Belated Heavens,” which won the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry; and “The Net,” due out in 2014. Among his other awards are the Discovery/The Nation Award, the Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize; and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. He is interim dean of the School of the Arts at Emerson College.
Martha Rhodes is the author of four books of poems: “At the Gate”; “Perfect Disappearance,” winner of the Green Rose Prize; “Mother Quiet”; and, most recently, “The Beds.” She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry in Franconia, N.H., Rhodes is the founding editor and director of Four Way Books, publisher of poetry and short fiction. She lives in New York City.
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