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Beach Bards present Poetry and Prose

Event Type: Author Visit
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/21/2013
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
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Maria Mazziotti Gillan is a recipient of the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for her book, All That Lies Between Us (Guernica Editions). She is the Founder /Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College in Paterson, NJ, and editor of the Paterson Literary Review. Author of 16 books, her most recent is The Place I Call Home (NYQ Books, 2012) and Writing Poetry to Save Your Life: How to Find the Courage to Tell Your Stories (MiroLand/Guernica, April 2013).

Antoinette (Toni) Libro was awarded Third Prize in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Contest for 2011; her winning poem will appear in the upcoming issue of Paterson Literary Review; other recent publications include the Aurorean, Adanna, Moonbathing, Red Lights, and Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, 2011. Professor Emerita of Writing Arts at Rowan University, she retired after a teaching career of 35 years; since that time, she and husband, Louis Braca Jr., both natives of Sea Isle City, also live in St. Augustine, FL.

The Beach Bards Poetry Reading Series for 2013 will present a program featuring two distinguished poets every third Monday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. The Reading Series is sponsored by the Cape May County Library and is held at the Sea Isle City Branch Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Poets will read from original works and sign copies of their books when available.
Library: Sea Isle City Library
Location: Conference Room
Presenter: Toni Libro