Cheryl A. Rice

The next gathering of the Woodstock Poetry Society place this coming Saturday afternoon at the Golden Notebook starting at 2 p.m. Host Phillip Levine has two great poets, Cheryl Rice and Glenn Werner, lined up as the featured readers for this great Hudson Valley poetry series.

Here is more info from the host himself:

Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival as part of the Woodstock Arts Consortium is sponsoring the following poetry event as part of the Woodstock “Second Saturdays” Art Events. For a full listing of “Second Saturday” events, see: www.artsinwoodstock.org.

Poets Cheryl A. Rice and Glenn Werner will be the featured readers, along with an open mike when the Woodstock Poetry Society & Festival meets at Golden Notebook (Upstairs), 29 Tinker Street on Saturday, February 14th at 2pm.

Cheryl A. Rice, a Long Islander by birth, has made the Hudson Valley her home for over thirty years. She has participated in poetry events from Albany to Middletown, NY, and made live appearances on WDST-FM (Woodstock, NY) and WKZE-FM (Sharon, CT). Rice is the founder and host of the semi-annual Sylvia Plath Bake-Off, allegedly the world’s only combination open mic/baked goods contest. She was accepted into two poetry workshops at The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY with former NYS Poet Laureate Sharon Olds. Her poetry has appeared in The Baltimore Review, Bitterroot, Chronogram, The Country and Abroad, Exit 13, The Florida Review, Home Planet News, Mangrove, Metroland, The Pelican Review, Other: —–, The Temple/El Templo, and The Woodstock Times, and online at albanypoets.com, poetrypoetry.com, and thehiddencity.com.

Glenn Werner has written poetry and been part of the Hudson Valley community for a little over 15 years. His work has been published inChronogram Magazine, The Waywayanda Review, The River Reporter’s Literary Gazette, Up The River, A Clean, Well Lighted Place, 4th Street, Snow Monkey, and Home Planet News where his poem “Anfortas Waiting” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He is a member of the board for the Calling All Poets Series in Beacon, NY.

For further information on this great, long running series, contact Phillip X  Levine (845)246-8565 or email: pprod@mindspring.com.

 

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