Proceeds dontated to AmeriCare
Proceeds to Int'l. Library Assoc., The Red Cross, Mercy Corps
"In the Arms of Words":
A Poetry Reading to
Benefit Tsunami and Hurricane Victims
Tuesday, December 13, 2005
6:30 p.m. refreshments
reading at 7 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library
Please come out
and show your support for these disaster
relief projects, which will be ongoing
for years to come.
Mark Schorr, Executive Director of the Robert Frost Foundation, and Dr.
Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, Resident Scholar at Brandeis
University, who will discuss the cultural importance of
poetry in healing and human rights.
Champa Bilwakesh, Tim Cremin, Tara L. Masih,
Helena Minton, Thomas Mofford, Amy Ouzoonian, editor of
In the Arms of Words, Peggy Rambach, Ravi Shankar,
poet-in-residence at Central Connecticut State University,
Jim Warner, and Greg Waters will all read
from two poetry anthologies benefiting disaster relief,
along with their own work. An open mike will follow. The
books will be available for purchase, and donations
will be accepted.
Literary Review, a local literary
anthology, will also be available for
purchase, with proceeds from that night's sales going
to disaster relief.
Presented by the Friends of Memorial