Support organizations doing great work on behalf of immigrants and new Americans in our community and enjoy poetry from Leslie Marie Aguilar, Maria Luisa Arroyo, Tamiko Beyer, Oliver de la Paz, Kirun Kapur and Ocean Vuong.
Here’s a preview of the poetry in store for you in a special feature over at The Common.
In regard to posting a full-length essay with accoutrements on a weekly basis Pokey has given herself the green light to forgo the self-flagellation and instead allow for occasional blathering and newsy news in between the fabulousness of the longer posts, hence, the following items that may be of interest:
Pokey Reads! Words will be served!
Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm
Reading by Catherine Sasanov & Amy Dryansky
Green Street Café, Northampton, MA
Yes, I’m reading with a poet from Cambridge next Wednesday in Northampton at the cafe and would love it if you could come. You can certainly have dinner there, but it’s also fine to just come and listen, just refrain from heckling.
Dogs Sing! Good behavior rewarded!
Pokey (writing under her pen name, Amy Dryansky) also has three poems in the new anthology, Dogs Singing, published by the Salmon Poetry and available in November. You can read more about it here.