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 George Kalogeris and Jay Wickersham. Come early to sign up for open mic!
George Kalogeris is the author of a book of paired poems in translation, Dialogos (Antilever, 2012), and of a book of poems based on the notebooks of Albert Camus, Camus: Carnets (Pressed Wafer, 2006). His poems and translations were anthologized in Joining Music with Reason, by noted British literary critic and scholar Christopher Ricks (Waywiser, 2010). His book of poems, Guide to Greece, is forthcoming from Louisiana State University Press (2019). He teaches English Literature and Classics in Translation at Suffolk University.
Jay Wickersham’s poems and essays have appeared in The Formalist, the Harvard Review, and Yankee. He studied with Seamus Heaney at Harvard and has been a finalist for the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. Jay lives in Cambridge, MA, where he practices environmental and architectural law.
The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.