Poets Barbara Elovic, Carl Rosenstock, and Richard Levine will be featured, along with an open mike when the Woodstock Poetry Society meets at Golden Notebook (Upstairs), 29 Tinker Street on Saturday, October 13th at 2pm.
Barbara Elovic has published poems in more than one hundred journals, which include Poetry, the Sonora Review, and the Marlboro Review. Additionally, her work is included in anthologies published by Scribners, Dell, Milkweed Editions, Columbia University Press, and Bright Hill Press. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a fellow at the Millay Colony for the Arts. She ran one of the first poetry series in Brooklyn in the 1990s. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, and after years in the trade publishing industry, she now works as a Pilates instructor.
Carl Rosenstock was born in Albany, New York, and grew up on a farm near there. He received a B.A. in Asian History from Union College, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Vermont College. He lives and works on the westernmost end of Long Island, in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies. He helped curate the Village Reading Series, and then curated the Night-&-Day Reading Series; and he was the Poetry Editor of Memoir Journal, as well as being on their editorial board. His first book, The Mystery of Systems, was published in 2017 by CW Books. To see more of his work, as well as purchase his book, please visit his website https://carlrosenstockpoetry.com. If you’re on Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/carlrosenstockpoetry.
Richard Levine is a retired NYC teacher, activist, and author the forthcoming Contiguous States, as well as five chapbooks: The Cadence of Mercy, A Tide of a Hundred Mountains, That Country’s Soul, A Language Full of Wars and Songs, and Snapshots from a Battle. Recent publications include BigCityLit, Comstock Review, Cortland Review, Home Planet News, HOWL, Main Street Rag, Mudfish Review, Passager, Rabbit: A Journal of Nonfiction Poetry, and Steam Ticket. He also has two political song videos on YouTube: “Judge Roberts: One Man, One Woman One Vote” and “The Talkin’ Frackin’ Blues”.
The readings will be hosted by Woodstock area poet Phillip X Levine. All meetings are free, open to the public, and include an open mike.
29 Tinker Street