Poet Kevin Pilkington to read, moderate The Poets Corner

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Kevin Pilkington, author of nine collections of poetry, will read and moderate the conversation at The Poets Corner on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, from 4 - 5:30 p.m., via Zoom.

Kevin Pilkington is a New York City poet, a member of the writing faculty at Sarah Lawrence College, and the author of 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. 

Pilkington 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 thirty 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.

Event Date: 

Sun, 11/08/2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Location: 

Zoom