Special Fundraiser, in Collaboration with the West Falmouth Library, to Benefit the Falmouth Service Center
February 14, 2016 3 to 5 PM. (no open mic)
A suggested donation of $20 will go directly to support the community services of the Falmouth Service Center, whose mission is to "ease stress, reduce hunger, and improve the quality of life for our neighbors in needs. Click here to learn more about the Service Center and its efforts. Jennifer Jean and Danielle Legros George will be our featured readers for this special event.
Jennifer Jean’s debut poetry collection is The Fool (2013); her chapbooks include The Archivist (2011) and In the War (2010). Her poetry and prose have been published in Rattle, Waxwing, Drunken Boat, Tidal Basin Review, Denver Quarterly, Caketrain, Solstice, and Green Mountains Review. Jennifer is Poetry Editor for The Mom Egg Review, Managing Editor of Talking Writing Magazine, Co-director of Morning Garden Artist Retreats, and she teaches Free2Write poetry workshops to sex-trafficking survivors.
Danielle Legros Georges
Danielle Legros Georges, the current Poet Laureate of the City of Boston, is a professor in the Creative Arts in Learning Division of Lesley University. She also teaches in the Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences summer Writer’s Workshop, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her poems have been widely anthologized, and recent essays of hers have appeared in Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences and Writing in America (ed. Abayomi Animashaun), and Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond (eds. Kendahl Radcliffe and Jennifer Scott). She is the author of the volume of poemsMaroon. A second book of poems, The Dear Remote Nearness of You, will be published by Barrow Street Press in spring 2016.