Jack Scully’s South of Boston Poetry Trail

Bits and Pieces                                                                                                                             

 
Jack Scully

Jack Scully

We laugh,
We cry,
We write poetry,
The world smiles…

 
Hope you all had a great summer and are all rested up and ready for a busy poetry season.

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Seamus Heaney Tribute, August 27 in Cambridge

photo: Poetry Foundation

photo: Poetry Foundation

 

Seamus Heaney had a powerful influence on the poetry scene in and around Boston. As the anniversary of his death last year approaches, a group of poets — Doug Holder, Joan Houlihan, Fred Marchant and Daniel Tobin — pay tribute to him. The evening is hosted by Michael Steffen. If you would like to celebrate the man and the Nobel Prize winning poet, here are the  details:

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U35 Reading Coming September 9

U35_LogoYou won’t want to miss our September installment!

September 9, 7 p.m.
The Marliave in Boston

Jessica Fjeld, Josh Cook, and Lauren McCormick

Get the details & connect through our Facebook event.

 

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Calliope’s 8th Reading Season Begins September 7

Mark Doty

Mark Doty

Calliope’s 8th season begins on Sunday, September 7th, 3 – 5 p.m. at the West Falmouth Library, with readings by National Book Award winning poet and Chancellor of the American Academy of Poets, Mark Doty and Justen Ahren, founding director, Noepe Center for Literary Arts, Martha’s Vineyard.  $20—Reservations through website, limited seating.  Funded, in part, through a grant from the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod.
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Jack Scully’s South of Boston Poetry Trail

 

Jack Scully

Jack Scully

Bits and Pieces

We laugh,

We cry,

We write poetry,

The world smiles…

 

Seeing we are in the lazy days of summer, I am a little delayed in getting this issue out but here goes.

 

Sorry about last month’s newsletter, for some reason many readers had problems with the size of the type as the format seem to change. [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendar for an Art and Poetry Event in Plymouth

Plymouth Center for the ArtsThe Plymouth Center for the Arts presents the 9th Annual Poetry Showcase in conjunction with the annual Plymouth Juried Art Show on;

Sunday September 14, 2012 at 1PM
the Plymouth Center for the Arts
11 North St. Downtown Plymouth, just off Route 3A. [Read more...]

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Features Jeffrey Harrison, July 23

Sunken Gardens2As part of its July 23 events, the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival presents featured poet Jeffrey Harrison along with Ted Lardner. In addition, the Hartford Steel Symphony will perform between Lardner’s reading and Harrison’s.

Sunken Gardens are on the grounds of the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT.

Jeffrey Harrison’s most recent book, Into Daylight, is the fastest-selling new book in Tupelo Press’ history. Harrison is the author of five full-length books of poetry. Ted Lardner won the 2013 Sunken Garden Poetry Prize for his chapbook manuscript, We Practice for It.
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