Bright Hill Press At 7:00PM on Thursday, March 25, Word Thursdays at Bright Hill Literary Center, 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY will celebrate Women’s History Month with an open mic reading of some of American’s great women poets and writers, including Grace Paley, Willa Cather, Deborah Digges, Emily Dickenson, Louisa May Alcott, Elizabeth Bishop, Vickie Hearne, Gwendolyn Brooks, Katherine Anne Porter, Charlotte Perkins, Shirley Jackson, Flannery O’Connor, Sylvia Plath, Eudora Wlety, May Swenson, Lucille Clifton, and others.

Readers may bring their own material or read from work supplied by Word Thursdays; readers may also read from work they have written in homeage to the contributions of American’s female literary artists. The reading will take place in the Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill, now showing an exhibit of works by the Word Thursdays Literary Workshops for Kids Winter Program. Admission of $3 for adults and free for those 18 and under. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.

Word Thursdays/ Bright Hill Press’s 2010 programs are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O’Connor Foundation, the Tianaderrah Foundation, the Otis A. Thompson Foundation, the Dewar Foundation, the A. C. Molinari Foundation, Price Chopper’s Golub Foundation, Stewart’s Shops, the Delaware National Bank of Delhi, and other area businesses, and its members and friends. For futher information and for information about Bright Hill Press and its programs, contact Bright Hill Center at 607-829-5055 or email the Center at wordthurs@stny.rr.com.