Join us in June for readings by
Cate Marvin: Cate Marvin's first book, World’s Tallest Disaster, was chosen by Robert Pinksy for the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and published by Sarabande Books in 2001. In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize. She co-edited with poet Michael Dumanis the anthology Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande Books, 2006). Her second book of poems, Fragment of the Head of a Queen, for which she received a Whiting Award, was published by Sarabande in 2007. Marvin teaches poetry writing in Lesley University’s Low-Residency M.F.A. Program and is Professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. In 2009, she co-founded the nonprofit organization VIDA: Women in Literary Arts with poet Erin Belieu. A 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, her third book of poems, Oracle, was released from W.W. Norton & Co. in March 2015.
Kurt Klopmeier: Kurt is a writer and teacher living in Boston, MA. He has had poems published in journals such as ripple(s), Amethyst Arsenic, and Consequence.
Saraswathi Jones: Saraswathi is a demi rock diety, born out of the void that existed before the universe, and summoned into existence by the dearth of South Asian American voices in the contemporary music landscape.
As always, bring something to share at the open mic!
$8 at the door
Doors open at 7pm
337 Essex Street Salem MA