Jan. 18: Ewa Chrusciel & Miriam O’Neal on Zoom with Rozzie Reads Poetry

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Date(s) - January 18, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Rozzie Reads Poetry is a long-running monthly poetry series sponsored by the Friends of the Roslindale Library. The readings take place on Thursdays at 7:00 pm and are free. At each reading there are two featured poets, followed by a lively open mic. Many find this a comfortable place to try out their recent work. For more information and for the Zoom link,  contact Vivienne Shalom  – no later than 6:30 PM on the day of the reading. Read more at Rozzie Reads Poetry.

On January 18, PSNH member and Board member Ewa Chrusciel will be a featured reader alongside Miriam O’Neal.

Ewa Chrusciel is a poet, translator, and educator. She has four books of poems in English: Yours, Purple Gallinule (Omnidawn 2022), Of Annunciations (Omnidawn 2017), Contraband of Hoopoe (Omnidawn 2014), Strata (Emergency Press 2009, reprinted by Omnidawn, April 2018), as well as three books in Polish: Tobołek (2016) Sopiłki (2009), and Furkot (2003). Contraband of Hoopoe was translated into Italian by Anna Aresi and came out in Italy with Edizioni Ensemble in May 2019. In her work, Ewa explores themes such as eco-poetics, exile, and migration.

Miriam O’Neal lives in Plymouth, MA. She has a special care for Rozzie, because her mother grew up there. Her poems have appeared in North Dakota QuarterlyThe Galway Review, and elsewhere. Three books of poems bear her name; We Start With What We’re Given (Kelsay Press 2018), The Body Dialogues (Lily Poetry Review Books 2020), and The Half-Said Things (Nixes Mate 2022). In her world, birds are real.