May 21: Three Poets at the Word Barn in Exeter, NH

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Date(s) - May 21, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Word Barn


Visit  the Word Barn on Sunday, May 21 for a special Silo Series reading celebrating three poets: Sarah Audsley, Max Heinegg, and Dianelly Antigua.

All proceeds benefit The Word Barn

$5 suggested donation | Doors at 3:30pm | Reading at 4:00

Sarah Audsley is the author of Landlock X (Texas Review Press, 2023). A Korean American adoptee, a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and a member of The Starlings Collective, Audsley lives and works in northern Vermont. She is the recipient of a 2022 the New England Poetry Club’s Grant for Individual Poetic Achievement, the 2022 Emerging Artist Award in Literature from Saint Botolph Club Foundation, a Creative Grant from the Vermont Arts Council, and the Rona Jaffe Foundation Creative Writing Graduate Fellowship at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson.

Diannely Antigua is a Dominican American poet and educator, born and raised in Massachusetts. Her debut collection Ugly Music (YesYes Books, 2019) was the winner of the Pamet River Prize and a 2020 Whiting Award. Her second poetry collection is forthcoming with Copper Canyon Press in 2024. She received her B.A. in English

from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where she won the Jack KerouacCreative Writing Scholarship; and received her MFA at NYU where she was awarded a Global Research Initiative Fellowship to Florence, Italy. Since then, she has been the recipient of several accolades and fellowships. She resides in Portsmouth, NH, where she is the Poet Laureate and host of the podcast Bread & Poetry.

Max Heinegg has been teaching middle and high school English in the Medford Public Schools since 1998. His poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, and he has won the Sidney Lanier Poetry Award, the Emily Stauffer Poetry Prize, and has been a finalist for several other prizes. His poems have appeared widely in journals such as 32 Poems, The Cortland Review, and The American Journal of Poetry.  As a musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist, he has been making records in Boston since the late 1990s. As a solo artist, his records combine his interests in guitar driven rock, modern folk, and and adaptation of poetry. He lives in Medford, MA where he is also the co-founder and brewmaster of Medford Brewing Company.