Two Upcoming Readings

Hope you can join me for the following weekend readings:

A Century of Black Voices: 1911-2011
Black poets of New England reading our words
and those of beloved writing ancestors

Saturday, February 26
3-5 p.m.
First Church in Cambridge
11 Garden Street,
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Mignon Ariel King at


Bridgit Brown—Reading Alice Walker
Charles Coe (Co-host)—Reading Gwendolyn Brooks
Sam Cornish, Poet Laureate of Boston—Reading Amiri Baraka
Beatrice Green—Reading Frances Harper
Mignon Ariel King (Host)—Reading Langston Hughes
January Gill O’Neil—Reading Cornelius Eady
Lolita Paiewonsky—Reading Claude McKay
Denise Washington—Reading Maya Angelou
Afaa Michael Weaver—Reading Sterling Brown

Authors’ books will be on sale. Cash only.


Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library
Sunday, February 27
3-5 p.m.
Open Mike Sign-up, 2:45 p.m.
$5 donation suggested. Refreshments.
575 West Falmouth Highway, West Falmouth. 508-566-1090.
Or visit Calliope's new website

January O’Neil is the author of Underlife, her first volume of poetry. January was recognized as one of 12 Debut Poets to follow by Poets & Writers. She is a Cave Canem fellow and senior writer/editor at Babson College.

Dzvinia Orlowsky is a Pushcart Prize recipient and author of four poetry collections, the most recent of which is Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones. She is a founding editor of Four Way Books, and a contributing editor at Agni. Her poetry and translations have appeared in numerous anthologies. Dzvinia teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program at Pine Manor College.

Jadene Felina Stevens is the founder of Saltwinds Poets. Her poetry and prose have been included in numerous journals, including Prairie Schooner, Brevities, and Muddy River Review, and in the anthology Crossing Boundaries: An International Anthology of Women's Experiences in Sport.


dylan said…
Saturday's event at First Church was amazing! I was very glad to have been there, to have heard all the great poetry -- both old and new!

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