Chapter and Verse Literary Reading Series: Susan Donnelly, Audrey Henderson, & John L. Holgerson

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FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013 at 7:30 pm


Susan Donnelly’s latest poetry collection is Capture the Flag. She is the author of two other collections: Morse Prize winner Eve Names the Animals and Transit, as well as three chapbooks. Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Prairie Schooner, The Sun, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry and many other journals, textbooks and anthologies. It has been featured several times on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac and on Poetry Daily. Susan lives, writes and teaches poetry in Cambridge, Mass.

Audrey Henderson, a finalist for the 2008 Indiana Review 1/2 K Award, won second place in the 2008 River Styx International Poetry Contest. She was chosen as a Special Merit Poet in the 2009 Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award Contest. She was a finalist for the 2009 Philbrick Poetry Award and the 2012 Slapering Hol Chapbook Contest. Originally from Scotland, she lives in Jamaica Plain and is a member of Jamaica Pond Poets. New work is forthcoming in The Midwest Quarterly, FutureCycle 2012 Anthology, and Tar River Poetry.John L. Holgerson is the author of Broken Borders (Wasteland Press, 2012). His work has appeared in Popt Art, Modern English Tanka, Shadow Quill Poetry among others and has been published online at the Vincent van Gogh Gallery (www.vggallery.com). He has featured at the Plymouth venue, Poetry: The Art of Words, The Mike Amado Memorial Series. For three decades, he was a trial and appellate attorney with the Massachusetts public defenders office. He now practices law in Taunton, Mass. where he lives. His author’s web site is www.johnlholgerson.com.

Suggested donation $5.00 or whatever you can afford. (We mean this. We would rather have you than your money.) Free refreshments are served.

Parking Information: The Loring-Greenough House has a parking lot, but four spaces are reserved for ZIP Cars. Please respect these spaces, and also please try not to park on the grass. There is ample nonrestricted street parking and a large, free public parking lot off Centre Street, between Burroughs and Thomas Streets, just a block from the Loring-Greenough House.

For information check our website at http://jamaicapondpoets.com or email dorothy.derifield@gmail.com or call 617-325-8388.


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