POETRY READING: Sheltering With Poems
April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Write On and the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets!
SHELTERING WITH POEMS: Community and Connection During COVID
Write On is proud to host a reading by contributors to the new poetry anthology created by the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and published by Bent Paddle Press. Edited by Bruce Dethlefsen, Kathleen Serley, and Angela Voras-Hills, Sheltering With Poems contains work by 74 Wisconsin poets, including several state and regional Poets Laureate.
In his foreword to the anthology, former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Max Garland “modestly” proposes “adding poets and artists to the list of essential workers.” While not as vital or heroic as nurses, doctors, teachers and “those among us doing what needs to be done day after day,” Garland says poetry can relate the “ongoing news of what happens in the hearts and minds of ordinary people facing extraordinary peril. News from the front lines of feeling.”
Scheduled readers include Francha Barnard, Jody Curey, Kathryn Gahl, Annette Langlois Grunseth, Heather Hanlon, Ann Heyse, Christina Kubasta, Estella Lauter, Karen Loeb, Jill Madden Melchoir, and Tori Grant Wellhouse.
The reading is free and presented via Zoom. To register for this reading, please click the button below.