Nov 10: 2nd Thursday Virtual Poetry Reading with Wendy Drexler and Carla Schwartz

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Date(s) - November 10, 2022
7:00 pm


Poets Carla Schwartz and Wendy Drexler will be featured  at a virtual poetry event sponsored by the Menino Art Center in South Boston.

Wendy Drexler is a 2022 recipient of an artist fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Her fourth collection, Notes from the Column of Memory, was published by Terrapin Books in September 2022. Previous collections include Before There Was Before (Iris Press, 2017). Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, J Journal, Lily Poetry Review, Nimrod, Pangyrus, Prairie Schooner, Salamander, South Florida Poetry Review, Sugar House, The Atlanta Review, The Mid-American Review, The Hudson Review, The Threepenny Review, and The Valparaiso Poetry Review, among others. Her work has been featured on Verse Daily and WBUR’s Cognoscenti, and in numerous anthologies. Wendy has been the poet in residence at New Mission High School in Hyde Park, MA, since 2018, and she is the programming co-chair for the New England Poetry Club.

Carla Schwartz is a poet, filmmaker, photographer, and blogger. She lives half the year on an unbridged island in Lake Winnipesaukee, and the other half in the Boston area. She’s a long distance swimmer, paddleboarder, cross-country skier, cyclist, hiker, and haphazard gardener. Carla has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Her poems, which reflect life, love, family, death, the natural world, social issues, and the environment, have appeared in Amsterdam Quarterly, Aurorean, Eastern Iowa Review, Fourth River, Fulcrum, Channel, Common Ground, Glassworks, Gyroscope, Ibbetson Street, Leon Literary Review, Leveler, Lost River, The MacGuffin, Mom Egg, Naugatuck River, Oyster River Pages, Silkworm, Solstice, Soul Lit, Submittable, Sunlight Press, The EAR, Triggerfish Critical Review, WCAI Poetry Sunday, and Zingara Review, among others. Her books include “Signs of Marriage” (2022), “Intimacy with the Wind” (2017) and “Mother, One More Thing” (2014).

With an Open Mic before the featured speakers.

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