Powow River Poets Read in North Andover, 8/17
August 16, 2021 by PaulM Posted in Literature, Powow River Poets, Culture, Poetry Leave a Comment
Hosted by Mark Bohrer, Poet Laureate of North Andover, and North Andover Poets Corner, the Powow River Poets will read from their work on Tuesday, August 17, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., outdoors at the Stevens Estate at 723 Osgood Street, North Andover.
The Powow River Poets is a group of accomplished poets founded in the early 1990’s by member Rhina P. Espaillat. Members have won seven of the annual Richard Wilbur competitions for book length poetry manuscripts, including in 2015. Powows have also won the New Criterion, Robert Penn Warren, and Robert Frost Book Awards twice each, and the T.S. Eliot Award.
Their most recent collection is “The Powow River Poets Anthology II,” published in January 2021 by Able Muse Press. It’s a collection of poetry by 27 Powow River Poets members. They will have books for sale.
The Powow River Poets will be the feature. Paulette Turco is coordinating the readers. Open mic to follow the feature.