Sunday, January 17, 2010

Forest Hills Educational Trust

Hope you can join me today at 2 in Jamaica Plain
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Forest Hills Educational Trust & Tapestry of Voices
Presents

Poetry In the Chapel
Join Us in the New Year With Four Celebrated Poets

Sunday, January 17
Starts at 2 P.M.

Forsyth Chapel
At Historic Forest Hills Cemetery
SUGGESTED ADMISSION: $5

95 Forest Hills Avenue
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-0128 or 617-306-9484

FEATURED POETS: PAUL HOSTOVSKY, JANUARY GILL O’NEIL, DAN TOBIN, AFAA M. WEAVER

COME SEE WHY THE BOSTON GLOBE CALLED THE FORSYTH CHAPEL THE COOLEST PLACE TO HEAR POETRY

Bios:

PAUL HOSTOVSKY’S poems have been featured in Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Best of the Net,The Writer’s Almanac, and the Pushcart Prize XXXIII. He has two full length collections: Bending the Notes (2008) and Dear Truth (2009), both from Main Street Rag. He makes his living in Boston as a sign language interpreter at the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

JANUARY GILL O’NEIL is author of the poetry collection Underlife (CavanKerry Press, December, 2009.) In December, 2009, January was awarded a Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Artist Grant, and is featured in Poets & Writers Magazine’s January/February 2010 Inspiration Issue as one of their 12 debut poets. She is a senior writer/editor at Babson College, and a fellow with Cave Canem poets.

DAN TOBIN is the author of four books of poems: Where the World Is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, and Second Things. His fifth collection, Belated Heavens, is forthcoming from Four Way Books in 2010. Among his awards are creative writing fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

AFAA MICHAEL WEAVER (b. Michael S. Weaver) is a poet, playwright, short fiction writer, translator, editor. And journalist. He has been a Pew fellowship and a Fulbright scholar, His tenth collection of poetry is The Plum Flower Dance. Afaa works with poets in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and holds an endowed chair at Simmons College.

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