Two featured poets from the Hudson Valley Plus an Open Poetry Reading w/ a 5 minute limit. Wine & tea avail. $3.00 suggested donation. Hosted by Teresa Costa.
This month’s featured poets are Annie Christain and Richard Levine.
Annie Christain is an associate professor of composition and ESOL at SUNY Cobleskill and former artist resident of the Shanghai Swatch Art peace Hotel and the Arctic Circle Art and Science Expedition. Her poems have appeared in Seneca Review, Oxford Poetry, the Charlton Review, and The Lifted Brow, among others. She received the grand prize of the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Contest, the Greg Grummer Poetry Award, the Oakland School of the Arts Enizagam Poetry Award, and the Neil Shepard Prize in Poetry. Tall As You Are Tall Between Them, her debut poetry book was published in fall 2016 by C & R Press.
Richard Levine is a retired NYC teacher, activist, and author of Contiguous States, (Finishing Line Press 2018) and Selected Poems (Future Cycle Press 2019), 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 Song, and Snapshots of a Battle. More of his poems North American Review, North Dakota Review (100 years of Peace, A Tribute to William Stafford), Stone Canoe and The Same. Richard lives in Brooklyn, NY.