Rozzie Reads Poetry
Rozzie Reads Poetry is a free literary reading series sponsored by the Friends of the Roslindale Library, usually on the third Thursday of the month, in October, December,January, March, and May. The events take place in the community room at Roslindale House at 7:00 PM (for map and directions, see below). The operating committee members are Steve Babcock, Dorothy Derifield, Holly Guran, Mary McCusker, and Vivienne Shalom.
There are two readers, followed by an open mike. Free refreshments. Open to all. Please join us. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Biographies of Our Next Readers
February 28, 2019, Thursday, at 7:00 PM
Gloria Mindock is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, I wish Francisco Franco Would Love Me (Nixes Mate books, 2018). She is editor of Cervena Barva Press and one of the USA editors for Levure Litteraire (France). Widely published, her poetry has been translated and published into the Romanian, Croation, Serbian, Montenegrin, Spanish, Estonian, and French. Gloria was the Poet Laureate in Somerville for 2017 & 2018.
Four Way Books founding editor, Pushcart Prize and NEA in Translation recipient, Dzvinia Orlowsky is the author of six poetry collections published by Carnegie Mellon University Press including her most recent, Bad Harvest. Her first collection, A Handful of Bees, was reprinted in 2009 as a CMUP Classic Contemporary. She is a founding faculty member of the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing of Pine Manor College and teaches at Providence College.
|September 27, 2018||October 25, 2018|
|Preston Hood||Paula Bonnell|
|Elizabeth Quinlan||Charlot Lucien|
|November 29, 2018||January 24, 2019|
|Mary Buchinger||Roslindale Women Writers|
|Jean Dany||Phyllis Bluhm, Frances Donovan, Mary Lou Maloney|
|February 28, 2019||March 28, 2019|
|Gloria Mindock||Dennis Daly|
|Dzvinia Orlowsky||Krysten Hill|
|April 25, 2019||May 23, 2019|
|Judy Katz-Levine||Wendy Drexler|
|Conrad Squires||Fred Marchant|
Getting to Roslindale House, located at 120 Poplar Street
From Roslindale Square at the Library, go down Poplar Street. The entrance to Roslindale House is about 100 yards past the first corner (Florence Street) on the left. There is generally ample on-street parking on both Florence Street and Poplar street. Please do not park in the Roslindale House parking lot.