Event Powow River Poets Reading Series

May 12, 2018 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with the Powow River Poets! Readings are free and open to the public. The poets reading this month are Natalie Shapero and Don Kimball. Come early to sign up for the open mic!

Natalie Shapero is the Professor of the Practice of Poetry at Tufts University and an editor at large of the Kenyon Review. Her poetry collections are Hard Child and No Object, and her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Poetry, The Nation, Granta, and various other publications. Natalie is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a Kenyon Review Fellowship, and a GLCA New Writers Award. She holds degrees in creative writing and in law. In addition to her work in poetry, she has worked as a litigation fellow with the organization "Americans United for Separation of Church and State."

Don Kimball is the author of three chapbooks, Tumbling, Journal of a Flatlander, and Skipping Stones. Don’s poetry has appeared in The Blue Unicorn, The Lyric, Rattle, and various other journals and anthologies. Don grew up on a tree farm in New Hampshire, lived in the South for ten years, and now lives outside Concord, New Hampshire with his wife, their two wayward cats, and way too many books. Don is currently president of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire. He is a longstanding member of the Powow River Poets in Newburyport.

The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.

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