Please join Ashburnham Stevens Memorial Library via Zoom for a poetry reading on March 16 at 6:30. Two of the most gifted poets in contemporary poetry, Anselm Berrigan and Maureen Owen, will read their work. For more information about these two poets, including links to their collections, reviews of their work, and recordings of their reading, please read below. This reading will be the first installment in the Stevens Memorial Library Reading Series. Please contact the library to get on the list for the Zoom link.
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Join us via Zoom for an evening of poetry and hear two of the most gifted poets in contemporary poetry share their work.
Anselm Berrigan’s most recent book of poetry is Pregrets, published by Black Square Editions in 2021. Other books include Something for Everybody, Come in Alone, and the book-length poems Primitive State and Notes from Irrelevance. He’s the poetry editor for The Brooklyn Rail, and co-editor of Get The Money!: Collected Prose of Ted Berrigan, forthcoming from City Lights this fall.
Maureen Owen, former editor and chief of Telephone Magazine and Telephone Books, is the author of Erosion’s Pull, a finalist for the Colorado Book Award and the Balcones Poetry Prize. Her title American Rush: Selected Poems was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize and her work AE (Amelia Earhart) was a recipient of the prestigious Before Columbus American Book Award. She has taught at Naropa University and co-edited Naropa’s online zine not enough night through 19 issues. Her newest title Edges of Water is available from Chax Press.