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POETRY: THE ART OF WORDS/MIKE AMADO MEMORIAL SERIES
The Plymouth Center for the Arts 11 North St, Plymouth
PLYMOUTH, POETRY IS SPOKEN HERE
SUNDAY June 11, 2017 @ 12 NOON
Kevin Carey is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Salem State University. He has published three books – a chapbook of fiction, The Beach People from Red Bird Chapbooks (2014) and two books of poetry from Cavankerry Press, The One Fifteen to Penn Station (2012) and Jesus Was a Homeboy (2016) which was recently selected as an Honor Book for the 2017 Paterson Poetry Prize. Kevin is also a documentary filmmaker. His latest project Unburying Malcolm Miller will have its premiere at the Mass Poetry Festival on May 5th, 2017. Kevincareywriter.com
January Gill O’Neil is the author of Misery Islands (fall 2014) and Underlife (2009), both published by CavanKerry Press. She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University. Recently, she was elected to the Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ (AWP) board of directors. Misery Islands was selected for a 2015 Paterson Award for Literary Excellence. It has also been selected by Mass Center for the Book as a Must-Read Book for 2015, and won the 2015 Massachusetts Book Award.
MUSIC FEATURE Tony Brown & Steve Cafaro
Doors open 11:30AM, Music Feature 12:00 noon, Poetry Features 12:45pm open-mic 1:45pm. Free admission and refreshments.
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