POETRY: THE ART OF WORDS/MIKE AMADO MEMORIAL SERIES
The Plymouth Center for the Arts 11 North St, Plymouth, February 12, 2012
Charles Coe is the winner of an Artist Fellowship in Poetry from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and now serves as grants program officer at the council. His work has appeared in numerous literary reviews and magazines. A volume of his poetry, Picnic on the Moon, has been published by Leapfrog Press. Charles also appears on two spoken-word CDs: Get Ready for Boston, a collection of stories and songs about Boston neighborhoods, and on One Side of the River, an anthology of Cambridge and Somerville poets. His poems have been set to music by composers Julia Carey, Beth Denisch and Robert Moran. In addition to poetry, Charles writes feature articles and book reviews that have appeared in publications such as Harvard Magazine, The Boston Phoenix, and The Boston Globe. Charles is also co-chair of the Boston Chapter of the National Writers Union–a labor union for freelance writers.
Mignon Ariel King is a womanist writer who has spent her entire life in Greater Boston, Massachusetts. An alumna of the Graduate Program in English at Simmons College, she is a sometime college instructor, a freelance manuscript consultant, and an online journal editor. She is currently working on three writing projects: the third book of an autobiographical poetry trilogy based on her third-generation New England roots; a loose poetic synopsis of Moby-Dick; and her second novella–which is based in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Nathan J. Notesworth, piano sounds from Hoagy Carmichael, Chopin, Yann Tiersen, and more.
Doors open 11:30AM, music feature 12 noon, poetry feature 12:45pm, open-mic 2pm. Free admission and refreshments.
March 11- Holly Guran & Michelle Radseszewski
April 15- Michael Brown & Valerie Lawson
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“This program is supported in part by a grant from the Plymouth Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency”