The Powow River Poets Anthology II authors' reading Program: 27 June 2021

      The Powow River Poets Anthology II Authors Read - Free Admission for All

      The Powow River Poets Anthology II -- Authors' Reading

      The Powow River Poets Anthology II Authors Reading
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      The Powow River Poets Anthology II Reading (7 readers)
      Sunday June 27, 2021 at 3:00 - 4:15 pm
      Zoom Host: Alex Pepple; Program Host: Paulette Demers Turco
      Reading will be followed by question & answer session

      3:00 pm                   Welcome, thank you, intro remarks                              Paulette Demers Turco          
      3:02 pm                   Powow Anthology II overview                                       Paulette Demers Turco

      3:05 pm                 Powow Reader 1                                                                  Rhina P. Espaillat               
      “The Effect of Hearing the Sublime” dedication poem by David Berman  (p. xix)
      ”After”  (p. 37)
      "Instructions to Travelers from the Third World” by José Edmundo Ocampo Reyes  (p. 100)
      “Revisiting ‘Something there that doesn’t love a wall’” by Nancy Bailey Miller  (p. 76)  
      “Night Crossing” by Jay Wickersham  (p. 130)

      3:13 pm                 Powow Reader 2                                                                  Michael Cantor
      “For Harry, Who Had Three Passports”  (p. 16)
      “To an Old Friend Who Died Young”  (p. 14)
      “A Passenger” by Robert W. Crawford (p. 25)
      “The Ballet of the Eight-Week Kittens” by Deborah Warren  (p. 125)
      “Telling” Midge Goldberg  (p. 49)                                                             

      3: 21pm                 Powow Reader 3                                                                  MFrost Delaney
      “Silence”  (p. 36)
      “Talking Back” by Anne Mulvey  (p. 78)
      “West Second Street, Oswego, 1986”  by Marybeth Rua-Larsen (p. 104)

      3:29 pm                 Powow Reader 4                                                                  Jean L. Kreiling
      "No Escape”  (p. 69)
      "Backup Plan”  by A. M. Juster (p. 53)
      "You in Socks” by Toni Treadway  (p. 110)
      "My Fault Lines”  by Barbara Lydecker Crane  (p. 17)

      3:37 pm                 Powow Reader 5                                                                  Alfred Nicol
      “Nuts”  (p. 92)
      Mole”  by Deborah Warren  (p. 121)
      Grappling Hook” by Robert W. Crawford  (p. 26)

      3:45 pm                 Powow Reader 6                                                                  Anton Yakovlev
      "Ask Anyone”  (p. 134)
      "Hepburn to Tracy: A Dismantling”  (p. 135)
      "Message from a Dead Pearl Diver" by Wendy Cannella  (p. 10)
      "Rhymes from a River" by Joan Alice Wood Kimball  (p. 67)
      “The Annunciation" by James Najarian  (p. 86)
      "Beyond All Change" by Andrew Szilvasy  (p. 108)

      3:53 pm                 Powow Reader 7, thank you                                             Paulette Demers Turco
      “Hours Arrested”  (p. 118)
      “Burial for a Stray” by Don Kimball  (p. 62)
      “Love Note” by Kyle Potvin  (p. 98)
      “Distances” by Owen Grey  (p. 52)
      “The Bird in the Bathroom” by Meredith Bergmann  (p. 3)
      “The Waterfall” by David Davis  (p. 30)

      4:00 pm                   Q & A                                                                                     Paulette Demers Turco
      4:10 pm                   Closing remarks                                                                      Paulette Demers Turco

      One-sentence bios of the readers in the order that they will read:

      Dominican- born Rhina P. Espaillat is a bilingual poet, short-story writer, essayist and translator who has founded successful workshops, published 17 books, teaches creative writing to both adults and adolescents, and is a frequent speaker at schools and other cultural centers.

      Michael Cantor, whose second book, Life in the Second Circle (Able Muse Press, 2012) was a finalist in the Able Muse Prize and and 2013 Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, has a third collection of poetry, Furusato (Kelsay Books, 2019) (draft, Michael may edit this).

      MFrostDelaney is a bean counter by trade, a tree hugger in heart and a recovering soul, who practices life in New England, and is a member of Powow River Poets.

      Jean L. Kreiling, the author of two collections of poetry, was recently named Professor Emeritus of Music at Bridgewater State University.

      Alfred Nicol’s most recent publication is the chapbook Brief Accident of Light: Poems of Newburyport, a collaboration with poet Rhina Espaillat, published in 2019 by Kelsay Books.

      Anton Yakovlev's latest book of translations is The Last Poet of the Village: Selected Poems by Sergei Yesenin (Sensitive Skin Books).”

      Paulette Demers Turco, editor of the new Powow anthology, joined the Powows in 2018, the year her first chapbook, In Silence, was published by Finishing Line Press. 
      Link to Anthology: https://www.powowriverpoets.com/powow-anthology