Poetry Reading with Pond Road Press

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Celebrating Poet Jane C. Miller’s collection “Canticle for Remnant Days,” with additional readings from Pond Road Press founders Mary Ann Larkin and Patric Pepper. Jane C. Miller is the author of Canticle for Remnant Days, her debut poetry… Read More

Keith Althaus Poetry Reading

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Keith Althaus is the author of three poetry collections, Rival Heavens, Ladder of Hours, and Cold Storage, which won the 2016 Off the Grid Poetry Prize. He has also received a Pushcart Prize and grants from the National… Read More

Poems of Gratitude

Poems of Gratitude Co-sponsored with the Truro Historical Society The Truro Public Library appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the Truro Historical Society on a Poetry Reading dedicated to the theme of gratitude. As we approach Thanksgiving, our… Read More

On Equal Terms with Susan Eisenberg

Susan Eisenberg, poet, author, oral historian, and artist,  will use both poetry and prose—her own voice and those of more than thirty other women—to discuss the experiences of women working in the construction trades. Eisenberg was a licensed… Read More

The Ballston Beach Poets: A Sense of Place

Join us for a reading by the Ballston Beach Poets, exploring the theme of “A Sense of Place”—be it physical, emotional, geographical, or something else. Their work ranges from the edgy to the tender, from the mythic to… Read More

Poetry: Four Local Poets

Poetry: Four Local Poets Keith Althaus, Mary Ann Larkin, Toby Olson, and Patric Pepper, will  treat us to a late-summer reading their work. The poets will draw from recent books, older books, and works in progress. Keith Althaus’… Read More

Poetry: Sue Burton

Poetry: Sue Burton Sue D. Burton reads from her unflinching new collection, BOX.  Winner of the 2017 Two Sylvias Press Poetry Prize, Box is “a book we need: brave, bold, inventive, magical” (Carol Potter).   2017 Two Sylvias Press Poetry… Read More

Common Threads Discussion Group with Rosalind Pace

Common Threads is a program and anthology featuring seven to ten poems by Massachusetts poets to be read and discussed state-wide. The poems for this year’s anthology are by Herman Melville, Anne Sexton, Etheridge Knight, Linda Bamber, Marie… Read More

Poetry: Brendan Galvin

An endangered right whale attempting to nurse her new calf in the December ocean, foxgloves blooming in different places from year to year, or the rescue of imperiled Kemp’s ridley sea turtles—the bounty and cruelty of nature infuses… Read More

An Afternoon of Poetry with Barry Hellman’s Cape Cod Poetry Group

An afternoon of poetry and music, hosted by Barry Hellman. Featured Poet:  Martha Rhodes Spotlight Poets: Susan Berlin and Wilderness Sarchild Music: Fred Boyle Presented by the Friends of the Truro Library and Barry Hellman’s Cape Cod Poetry… Read More

Poetry Reading: Keith Althaus

We are pleased to present local poet Keith Althaus to read from his new book of poetry, Cold Storage. Keith Althaus is the author of two other poetry collections, Rival Heavens (Provincetown Arts Press,1993) and Ladder of Hours… Read More

Poetry: Jon Loomis

Alien abduction, reincarnation, earthquake, love, death, middle age, children, the end of the world—Jon Loomis’s new collection covers a lot of ground. From the quiet and contemplative lyric voice of “The Past” and “If I Come Back” to… Read More

Poet: Hilde Oleson

Poet: Hilde Oleson Why? Local poet Hilde Oleson’s new book of poetry is a testament to learning, to the “unknowable,” and to the perspective ninety-plus years can give one on all of the above–whether or not she has… Read More