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The Poets Corner: The Red Thread with Andrea Ballou Read and Anne Riesenberg

September 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm EDT

Join The Poets Corner to hear poetry from four women’s voices.

Megan Grumbling will be reading from Persephone in the Late Anthropocene, along with:

Andrea Ballou Read (Poetry, June 2015)
Anne Riesenberg (Nonfiction)
Abby Flanagan

Andrea Read’s poems have appeared most recently in Barrow Street, Black Rabbit Quarterly, Copper Nickel, FIELD, Ilanot Review, Plume, The Missouri Review, and Tupelo Quarterly. Andrea is the recipient of a National Resource Fellowship, a Tinker Foundation Grant, an Artist’s Fellowship from the Somerville Arts Council, as well as a Project Grant for a weekly poetry workshop for elders in Somerville. She serves on the board of the Somerville Arts Council and divides her time between Massachusetts and her home in Maine.

Anne Riesenberg is a writer, photographer and Five-Element acupuncturist living in Newcastle, Maine. Winner of Blue Mesa Review’s Nonfiction and Storm Cellar’s Force Majeure contests, her work can be found in Lily Poetry Review, Pleiades, Posit, Heavy Feather Review, The New Guard’s BANG!, The Maine Review and elsewhere. Current projects include a pair of books about harm and healing, and The Palace of Unbearable Feeling, a chapbook of visual poetry. She is a founding board member of Hewnoaks Artist Colony.


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