THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE ARMORY
POETRY AT THE CAFÉ
191 HIGHLAND AVENUE
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017
7:00 PM/ADMISSION: $4.00
READING AND OPEN MIC
Hosted by: Harris Gardner and Gloria Mindock
THE FIRST AND LAST WORD POETRY SERIES
Dick Lourie’s work has appeared over the last fifty years. He is cofounder, and still active with, Hanging Loose magazine and press, which just celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. He is also a professional blues saxophone player, performing regularly in New England and in the Mississippi Delta, which is the focus of his recent book, If the Delta Was the Sea.
Karen Locascio received her MFA from UMass Boston. Her work has appeared in many online and print journals, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and has won an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her first collection, May All My Wounds Be Mortal, won the Ron Schreiber Memorial Award. Karen was born and raised in New Jersey and lives in Dorchester.
Mark Pawlak is the author of nine poetry collections and the editor of six anthologies. His latest books are Reconnaissance: New and Selected Poems and Poetic (Hanging Loose Press, 2016) and Natural Histories (Cervena Barva Press, 2015). Pawlak’s work has been translated into German, Japanese, Polish, and Spanish, and Polish. His poems appeared The Best American Poetry, among many other places.
The Center for the Arts is located between Davis Square and Union Square. Parking is located behind the armory at the rear of the building. Arts at the Armory is approximately a 15 minute walk from Davis Square which is on the MTBA Red Line. You can also find us by using either the MBTA RT 88 and RT 90 bus that can be caught either at Lechmere (Green Line) or Davis Square (Red Line). Get off at the Highland Avenue and Lowell Street stop. You can also get to us from Sullivan Square (Orange Line) by using the MBTA RT 90 bus. Get off at the Highland Avenue and Benton Road stop.