Welcome Poetry Lovers! All are Invited!!
This month we're excited to feature poet and artist, Patricia Goodrich! Please join us at the Newtown Bookshop for an evening of poetry on September 14 at 6:30 pm. Bring a poem and a friend. You can find my upcoming interview with Patricia at lynnfanok.weebly.com.
Patricia Goodrich is a poet and visual artist. She has been featured reader at writers’ conferences, including the Days of Poetry & Wine,Festival, Slovenia, Druskininkai International Festival, Lithuania, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, USA She has received Pennsylvania Fellowships in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction. Woman With A Wandering Eye, How the Moose Got To Be, Verda’s House, and Red Mud are among Goodrich’s books of poems. Her poetry has been translated into Chinese, Finnish, French, Lithuanian and Romanian. Stone Hunting in Transylvania, a bilingual English/Romanian edition, is forthcoming 2017.
As an artist, Goodrich is a recipient of fellowships and residencies through the Andy Warhol Foundation, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Europos Parkas-Lithuania, Khajuraho Festival-India, Inter-Art Foundation-Romania, Leeway Foundation, Makole Sculpture Symposium-Slovenia, AMCC-Morocco, Promart Haiti, Puffin Foundation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Izmir Biennial-Turkey Vermont Studio Center, and Yaddo, and Yinchuan Artists Association-China.. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Michigan University and Master of Arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado. She resides in Springfield Township, Bucks County.
The first half of the monthly meeting is devoted to a reading by a featured poet from the group or by a published poet. The second half hour allows open mike time for group members to share a few poems they've written, or they may choose to read poems written by their favorite poets. In the future, we may include poetry workshops to the group's activities. If you are interested in sharing a collection of poems, please email Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The meeting will be facilitated by Lynn Fanok, who has written a collection of poems about her experiences as a survivor’s daughter examining her family, memory, and history. Her poetry has appeared in Burnt Bridge and other journals. Lynn holds degrees in English from The Pennsylvania State University and Arcadia University. You'll find some of her poetry at lynnfanok.weebly.com.
All are invited and welcome to join us!
When: 2nd Thursday of each month
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm