Starts in 3 days, 14 Hours
September 1, 2016 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DeWitt Community Library
Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. East DeWitt, NY 13214
This is an event you won’t want to miss! An insightful and creative poet from Pennsylvania, FEATURED READER Barbara Crooker expresses her ability to express the transformative power of the extraordinary in everyday life. She shows simplicity and clarity in her poems, and she describes the cycle of life in ways that give us comfort, delight, and courage.
Her poetry has appeared in many anthologies & journals, & she has won many awards, including the 2007 Pen and Brush Poetry Prize, the 2006 Ekphrastic Poetry Award from Rosebud, the 2004 WB Yeats Society of New York Award, the 2003 Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, & others. She has read her poems in the Poetry at Noon series at the Library of Congress, in Auvillar, France, at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, & many other venues. She has written 5 books of poetry.
This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Open mic follows the featured reader.