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
November 29, 2018, Thursday, at 7:00 PM
Mary Buchinger grew up on a small family farm in Michigan, served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Equador, and earned a doctorate in applied linguistics from Boston University. Author of e i n f ü h l u n g/in feeling (2018), Aerialist (2015), and Roomful of Sparrows (2008), she is President of the New England Poetry Club (founded by Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, Conrad Aiken) and Professor of English and Communication Studies at MCPHS University in Boston; her work has appeared in AGNI, DIAGRAM, Gargoyle, Nimrod, Salamander, Slice, and elsewhere.
Jean Dany Joachim Cambridge Poet Populist (2009-11), is now Poet in Residence at First Church in Cambridge, and is the creator of the Many Voices Project inspiring conversations about race and equality. His poetry collections are Chen Plenn (2007), Crossroads/Chimenkwaze (2013), Avec des Mots (2014), and Quartier (2016). He is the director of City Night Readings, adjunct professor at Bunker Hill Community College, recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Council grant for his play Your Voice Poet, and the winner of STC’s Playwrights of Color competition.
|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.