George Wallace

The next gathering of the Woodstock Poetry Society takes place this coming Saturday afternoon at the Golden Notebook starting at 2 p.m. Host Phillip Levine has two great poets, Anne Gorrick and George Wallace, 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 Anne Gorrick and George Wallace 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, July 9 at 2pm.

Anne GorrickAnne Gorrick is a poet and visual artist.  She is the author of: A’s Visuality (BlazeVOX Books, Buffalo, NY, 2015), I-Formation (Book 2) (Shearsman Books, Bristol, UK, 2012), I-Formation (Book 1)(Shearsman, 2010), and Kyotologic (Shearsman, 2008).  She has co-edited (with Sam Truitt) In|Filtration: An Anthology of Innovative Poetry from the Hudson River Valley (Station Hill Press, Barrytown, NY, 2016).

She has collaborated with artist Cynthia Winika to produce a limited edition artists’ book called “Swans, the ice,” she said with grants through the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.  She has also collaborated on large textual and/or visual projects with John Bloomberg-Rissman and Scott Helmes.

She curated the reading series, Cadmium Text and co-curated (with Lynn Behrendt), the electronic journal Peep/Show. 

George Wallace is writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, author of 28 chapbooks of poetry and a co-editor with Great Weather for Media. A frequent performer on the NYC scene and internationally, he has appeared at such venues as the SF Beat Museum, Woody Guthrie Festival, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, Levyfest, John Steinbeck Center, Howlfest, Shakespeare & Co, Robert Burns Centre and the Dylan Thomas Centre. This summer he appeared at two major European literary festivals – Ledbury, UK and Festival d’Avignon, France — and was instrumental in creating the National Beat Poetry Festival, which was held nationwide in September.

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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Golden Notebook
29 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498