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
September 27, 2018, Thursday, at 7:30 PM
Preston H. Hood III is a former Navy SEAL and the author of two books of poetry: A Chill I Understand, 2006 (finalist in the Maine Literary Awards), and The Hallelujah of Listening, 2011 (winner of the Maine Literary Award in Poetry). He teaches Therapeutic Creative Writing and Yoga Nidra Meditation, and has been a presenter at the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences. Preston recently won the 27th Poet’s Seat contest.
Elizabeth Quinlan, author of Promise Supermarket (Ibbetson Street Press), is a poet, artist, graduate of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School, and member of the Joiner Institute Writer’s Workshop. She received an Honor in Creative Writing at UMass Boston, and has worked on poems based on the life of the African-American, Maud Cuney-Hare (1874-1936). Currently she is developing a series of persona poems based on refugees and migrants.
|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.