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Event: Poets Live! A Celebration of National Poetry Month

Saturday April 29, 2017
1:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Jersey Shore Poets presents Poets Live!  A celebration of National Poetry Month

Feature poet BJ Ward will read from his work.  After a short break, twelve members of Jersey Shore Poets will also share their poetry from First Edition, their new anthology.  The day will wrap up with an open mic session where attendees may sign up to read 1 or 2 poems of their own (maximum 3 minutes, please).

BJ Ward is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems 1990-2013.  His poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, The New York Times, The Normal School and The Sun.  He is the recepient of a Pushcart Prize and two Distinguished Artist Fellowships from the NJ State Council on the Arts.  His website is www.bj-ward.com.  He is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Warren County Community College. 

Jersey Shore Poets include: Chris Bogart, Gregg Glory (Gregg G. Brown), Theresa Irwin, Victoria Kaloss, Jerry Leary, Susan Martin, Anna Moran, Patrick Moran, Linda Johnston Muhlhausen, Steve Schiro, John Schoonejongen, Jenny Stahl.

Jersey Shore Poets is a poetry writing group that meets once a month at the Eatontown Library, and always welcome new members.  For more information on the group, email Chris Bogart at jerseyshorepoets@gmail.com.




Location: Eastern Branch
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