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 Emily Grosholz and Jan Schreiber. Come early to sign up for open mic!
Emily Grosholz is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. She earned her PhD from Yale University and her BA from the University of Chicago. Her most recent philosophy book, Starry Reckoning: Reference and Analysis in Mathematics and Cosmology, was awarded the 2017 Fernando Gil International Prize for Philosophy of Science. Her 2018 book, Great Circles: The Transits of Mathematics and Poetry, explores the interaction of poetry and mathematics. She has published eight books of poetry and ten authored or edited books of philosophy, and has written many literary reviews and essays.Her 2014 book Childhood supports UNICEF.
Jan Schreiber was Poet Laureate of Brookline, Massachusetts from 2015 to 2017. His books include Digressions, Wily Apparitions, Bell Buoys, and Peccadilloes. He has also published two books of translations: A Stroke upon the Sea and Sketch of a Serpent. A cycle of his poems, Zeno’s Arrow, was set to music by Paul Alan Levi in 2001. His criticism has been widely published and was collected in his book Sparring with the Sun. He teaches in the BOLLI program at Brandeis University and runs the annual Symposium on Poetry Criticism at Western Colorado University. His new chapbook, Bay Leaves, is scheduled to appear in late summer 2019.
The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.