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Poetry Readings Celebrating National Poetry Month

Date Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time 7:00 pm
Location Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level

Three local poets join us for a poetry reading celebrating National Poetry Month.

Copies of the poets’ books will be available for purchase and signing.

Carla Schwartz is a poet, videographer, and lyricist. She has performed and read her work in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Her works have been published in several journals, including Fulcrum, Literary Juice, and Equinox. Mother, One More Thing is a newly published book of her poetry. Carla is also a professional writer with a doctoral degree.

Jacqui Morton, who recently moved to Natick, is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the MFA program at Antioch University, Los Angeles. Her creative work has appeared recently in places such as The Rumpus, RoleReboot, Salon, and The Mom Egg. She is the author of a chapbook of poems, Turning Cozy Dark, and is the Design Editor for The Citron Review.

Ani Gjika born and raised in Albania, moved to the U.S. at age 18 and studied poetry writing at Simmons College and Boston University. Her first book, Bread on Running Waters, was a finalist for the 2011 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and 2011 May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize. She is working on an anthology of poetry in translation by Albanian women.