Eldredge Public Library is proud to host a fall evening of poetry & music. This Voices of Poetry event will feature poetry read by a quartet of distinguished poets: Kathleen Aguero, Melanie Braverman, Gloria Mindock and Annie Pluto. To complement these excellent poets, music will be provided by the very talented singer/songwriter Kathleen Healy. This event is free and open to the public. For inquiries about this & future Voices of Poetry events, please contact Neil Silberblatt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathleen Aguero’s has written several poetry collections, has co-edited three volumes of multi-cultural literature for the University of Georgia Press and is consulting poetry editor of Solstice Literary Magazine. She teaches at the low-residency M.F.A. program in Creative Writing at Pine Manor College and in Changing Lives through Literature, an alternative sentencing program.
Melanie Braverman is the author of the novel East Justice and the poetry collection Red. Her work has appeared in publications such as Poetry, The American Poetry Review, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Former Writer in Residence at Brandeis University, she currently serves as Cultural Director for the Alzheimer’s Family Support Center of Cape Cod.
Gloria Mindock is founding editor of Cervena Barva Press; editor of the Istanbul Literary Review (Turkey); and one of the USA editors for Levure Litteraire (France). Her work has appeared in numerous magazines & journals in the U.S. and abroad, including River Styx, Phoebe, Poet Lore, Ibbetson, Thrice, Thunderclap and in the anthology Hildagards Daughters (Belgium).
Anne Elezabeth Pluto is an alumnus of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA, and a former member of the Small Press Alliance of Boston and editor of Oak Square Magazine. She is now Professor of Theatre and Literature at Lesley University, where she also serves as Artistic Director of the Oxford Street Players, which she co-founded with Lisa Risely in 1991.
Kathleen Healy hosts weekly open mic nights at local venues and has established a monthly singer/songwriter circle. She has appeared both as a solo performer and as a member of a folk quartet. Her latest CD entitled Spark was released in June 2014.