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Saturday, April 30 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Solstice Anthology Reading

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Solstice is one of the leading literary magazines when it comes to publishing diverse voices and reaching diverse audiences. Last year, it published its first print anthology, a selection of the best pieces of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction since it first started publishing over five years ago. This reading brings together five different poets from the anthology – Major Jackson, Martha Collins, Betsy Sholl, Alysia Harris and Karen Skolfield – for a celebratory reading of their work.

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Regie Gibson

Regie Gibson is a poet, songwriter, author, workshop facilitator, and educator. Gibson and his work appear in the film Love Jones, based largely on events in his life. In 1999 he performed for the award-winning Traffic Series at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater where he adapted the... Read More →

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Martha Collins

FIELD magazine; Oberlin College Press
Martha Collins’s ninth book of poetry, Night Unto Night, was published by Milkweed in 2018. Her earlier books include Admit One: An American Scrapbook (Pittsburgh, 2016), Day Unto Day (Milkweed, 2014), White Papers (Pittsburgh, 2012) and Blue Front (Graywolf, 2006). She has also... Read More →
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Dzvinia Orlowsky

Dzvinia Orlowsky is a poet and translator. She is the author of five collections of poetry published by Carnegie Mellon University Press including A Handful of Bees, reprinted in 2009 as a Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary; Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones, recipient of a 2010... Read More →
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Karen Skolfield

Karen Skolfield’s book Frost in the Low Areas (Zone 3 Press) won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry. She is the winner of the 2016 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize in poetry from The Missouri Review; new poems appear in 32 Poems, Ploughshares, Sixth Finch, and elsewhere... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Charter School 2 Museum Place Mall, 2nd Fl, Salem, MA 01970

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