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 email@example.com
Biographies of Our Next Readers
October 25, 2018, Thursday, at 7:30 PM
Paula Bonnell’s poems have appeared in APR, Rattle, Spillway, and The Women’s Review of Books, among others. Her new chapbook, Tales Retold follows three collections: Airs & Voices, selected by Mark Jarman as a Ciardi Prize winner; Before the Alphabet, a free-verse story of a child’s kindergarten year; and Message, a hard-cover debut collection. Her fiction has received a PEN Syndicated Fiction Project award and been published in The Kansas City Star Sunday Magazine and the Chapel Hill Village Advocate. She is a PEN New England Discovery writer.
Charlot Lucien is a Haitian poet, storyteller, and visual artist, author of 5 storytelling CDs in Haitian Creole and French and a poetry collection: «La tentation de l’autre rive» (The Temptation of the Other Side, Trilingual Press). His work has appeared in various publications including Compost Magazine, Haiti 1804, Tanbou Magazine and “Mur de la poésie” and “Poètes à la une” in France. He offers readings, storytelling sessions and conferences on Haitian culture internationally, and is the co-founder and director of the Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts (HAAM). http://charlotlucien.wixsite.
|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, Anastasia Vassos|
|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|
|Con 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.