Monday, June 03, 2013

The Collected Poets Series - Thursday, June 6

The Collected Poets Series Welcomes
January Gill O'Neil and Martha Rhodes



Please join us Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 7 p.m., when poets January Gill O'Neil and Martha Rhodes will continue the sixth season of the Collected Poets Series. Mocha Maya’s Coffee House, 47 Bridge St, Shelburne Falls, MA. ($2-5 suggested donation)

The Collected Poets Series highlights the work of established and emerging poets. Each event showcases the remarkable local poets of Western Massachusetts and the finest regional, national, and international talent.

The series is held the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Mocha Maya's, 47 Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA, Phone: 413-625-6292.

Please note that filming for the motion picture The Judge will be going on, so there will be no parking on Bridge Street. However, free parking is available in the parking lot behind the Shelburne Falls Market (a.k.a. Keystone Market) across the street from Mocha Maya's.

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Martha Rhodes is the author of four poetry collections, most recently The Beds (2012 from Autumn House), Mother Quiet(2004 from Univ. of Nebraska / Zoo Press), Perfect Disappearance (Green Rose Prize from New Issues), and At the Gate (Provincetown Arts 1995.) She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She also directs the Conference on Poetry at the Frost Place. Rhodes is the founding editor and director of Four Way Books and lives in New York City.

January Gill O’Neil is the author of Underlife (CavanKerry Press, December 2009), and a forthcoming collection,Misery Islands (CavanKerry Press, fall 2014). She earned her BA from Old Dominion University and her MFA at New York University. She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University. She lives with her two children in Beverly, Massachusetts.

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