Spoken word poet and poetry judge Regie Gibson will read ”Offering” by Lillo Way. The winner of the 2018 E.E. Cummings Prize.
Other contest winning poets reading at the event:
Jean Kreiling and Cindy Veach: Winners of the Samuel Washington Allen Prize
C. Prudence Arceneaux and Naila Moreira: Winners of the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Prize
Susan Jo Russell: Winner of the Amy Lowell Prize
Catherine Rockwood: Winer of the Diana Der-Hovanessian Prize
Shara McCallum and Jane Mead: Winners of the Sheila Margaret Motton Book Prize
Poet Lillo Way will read from her new chapbook, Dubious Moon, winner of the 2017 Hudson Valley Writers Center’s Slapering Hol Chapbook Contest.
Carolyne Wright, Judith Skillman, Shankar Narayan, Kenneth Wagner, Heidi Seaborn, and Michele Bombardier will also do short readings.
Books will be for sale from Open Books: A Poem Emporium.