Kevin Pilkington, award-winning author of nine collections of poetry, will read and moderate the conversation at The Poets Corner on November 8, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Pilkington is a New York City poet, a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College, and the author of award-winning collections of poetry including: Spare Change winner of the La Jolla Poets Press National Book Award, Getting By winner of the Ledge Chapbook Award; In the Eyes of a Dog which received the New York Book Festival Award, and The Unemployed Man Who Became a Tree, a Milt Kessler Poetry Book Award finalist.
Register for this Zoom event on the website www.thepoetscorner.org/events
Kevin will be joined for this reading by four accomplished poets who have taken his workshops at Maine Media Workshops + College:
Lucinda Watson from California and Camden, author of the recently released poetry collection The Favorite;
Bonnie Larson Staiger from North Dakota, author of the chapbook Destiny Manifest which received the Independent Press Distinguished Favorite award;
Alexandra Beers from New York state, whose work has appeared in MER VOX and The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review; and David Jewell who lives in Austin and has performed his poetry for about 30 years.
To register for the event and more information: www.ThePoetsCorner.org/events
The Poets Corner is a platform created to foster community among writers and readers of poetry and short prose. Founded by former Maine Media Workshops + College president Meg Weston and author/writing coach Kathrin Seitz, The Poets Corner is based in Midcoast Maine, and hosts virtual readings on the second Sunday of each month.
Upcoming readings on The Poets Corner:
December 13 – Fire & Ice – Poetry and Images by John Paul Caponigro and Meg Weston.