Information courtesy of hosts Harris Gardner and Gloria Mindock.
THE CENTER FOR THE ARTS AT THE ARMORY POETRY AT THE CAFÉ 191 HIGHLAND AVENUE SOMERVILLE, MA
TUESDAY, JULY 18, 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
Joseph A. Cohen's poems have appeared in Ibbetson St., Constellations, Bagel Bards Anthology, Jewish Currents, Image Magazine, and more. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee. His second book of poetry, A New Path, was recently published by Ibbetson Press. At 100, he writes and does poetry readings.
Allen West was born in Beirut in 1930. His family came to America in 1941. After Princeton and a PhD in chemistry from Cornell, he taught at Williams and Lawrence until 1994. His began writing poetry in 1983. His books include The Time of Ripe Figs, a chapbook (2002) and Beirut Again (2010).
Joyce Wilson has taught English at Suffolk University and Boston University. Her first poetry collection The Etymology of Spruce and a chapbook The Springhouse both appeared in 2010. She is creator and editor of the magazine on the Internet, The Poetry Porch(www.poetryporch.com), on-line since 1997. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals, among them Alabama Literary Review, American Arts Quarterly, Ibbetson Street Magazine, and Muddy River Poetry Review. Her profiles of the poets Eavan Boland, Julia Budenz, and Etel Adnan can be seen at the Mezzo Cammin Timeline of Women Poets.
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.