Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Brockton Arts Poetry Series 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Every third Saturday, Fuller Craft Museum hosts the Brockton Arts Poetry Series. Whether you wish to participate in the workshop, read your work during the open mic, or listen to one of the featured poets–it proves to be a fun and creative afternoon well spent. .

The basic schedule is below:
12:00 – 2:00 Poetry Workshop (offered at no charge to the public)
1:30 – 2:00 Sign up for Open-Mic Reading
2:15 – 3:15 Open-Mic Reading
3:30 – 4:30 Feature Poets

The upcoming featured poets will be:
Saturday, July 20, 2013

Rebecca Foust’s fourth book, All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song, nominated for the 2012 Poets’ Prize, won the Many Mountains Moving Book Prize and was a finalist for the Paterson Prize. God, Seed won the 2011 Foreword Book of the Year Award, and new manuscript was shortlisted for the 2012 Kathryn A. Morton Prize. Recent poems are in Hudson Review, JAMA, Notre Dame Review, Sewanee Review, Woman’s Review of Books and elsewhere, and essays and book reviews in American Book Review, Calyx, Chautauqua and Prairie Schooner.

James R. Whitley is originally from New York but has lived in or around Boston, MA
since 1988. His poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and published in numerous literary journals including African American Review, The Caribbean Writer, Gargoyle, and Mississippi Review. Whitley’s first poetry book Immersion (Lotus Press) was selected by Lucille Clifton as the winner of the 2001 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. His second book, This Is the Red Door, won the 2003 Ironweed Press Poetry Prize and was published in 2005. Whitley is also the author of two poetry chapbooks: Pietà (Pudding House Publications, 2001) and The Golden Web (Wind River Press, 2003).

Upcoming Features: Sat. August 17th Winston Bolton & Faye George & Kate McCann

One of last month's featured poets Christopher Locke

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