Date(s) - August 17, 2022
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Jennifer Jean’s forthcoming poetry collection is VOZ (Lily Books). Other collections include The Fool (Big Table), and Object Lesson (Lily Books) which explores sex-trafficking and objectification in America. She’s also released the teaching resource Object Lesson: a Guide to Writing Poetry (Lily Books). Her poetry, prose, and co-translations have appeared in Poetry Magazine, Rattle, The Common, On the Seawall, Waxwing, Terrain, and as an Academy of American Poets “Poem-a-Day.” She’s been awarded fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Disquiet/Dzanc Books, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council; as well, she received an Ambassador for Peace Award from the Women’s Federation for World Peace. Jennifer curates and hosts the popular Wilder Words reading series, and she edits poetry for Talking Writing and translations for Consequence Forum. As an arts administrator, she’s an organizer for the Her Story Is collective which fosters collaborations between Iraqi and American women artists and she’s the program manager of 24PearlStreet, the Fine Arts Work Center’s online writing program.
Jennifer’s web site: www.jenniferjeanwriter.com/
All are welcome, newcomers are encouraged. This event is free and open to the public.
Masks are strongly encouraged but no longer required for vaccinated attendees. Gibson’s can’t predict the future course of the pandemic, so Gibson’s reserves the right to institute masking and/or vaccination rules for this event as circumstances dictate.
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