Join us for an afternoon of poetry with the Powow River Poets! Readings are free, accessible, and open to the public. The poets reading this month are Matt W. Miller and Kyle Potvin. Come early to sign up for open mic!
Matt W. Miller is the author of The Wounded for the Water (Salmon Poetry), Club Icarus, and Cameo Diner: Poems. He has published poems and essays in Birmingham Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Narrative Magazine, Notre Dame Review, Southwest Review, 32 Poems, Memorious, and crazyhorse.
He is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University and a Walter E. Dakin Fellow in Poetry at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. His awards include the 2012 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize for Club Icarus, the River Styx Microbrew/Microfiction Prize, and the Iron Horse Review's Trifecta Poetry Prize. He teaches English at Phillips Exeter Academy and lives with his family in coastal New Hampshire.
Kyle Potvin is the author of the chapbook Sound Travels on Water. Her poems have appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, The New York Times, Measure, and JAMA. She is the winner of the 2014 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award for Sound Travels on Water and she is a two time finalist for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. She is an advisor to Frost Farm Poetry in Derry, NH, and helps produce the New Hampshire Poetry Festival.
The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.