Book launch for Paul Pines’ Fishing On The Pole Star, June 14th at the Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery

Paul Pines author of Reflections In A Smoking MirrorNew Orleans Variations & Paris Ouroboros, will have the book launch of his third Dos Madres publication, Fishing On The Pole StarJune 14th, 4 to 6pm at the Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery in conjunction with Andrew Thompson’s exhibition of fish and wildlife paintings.  The Lake George Arts Project’s Courthouse Gallery is located at 1 Amherst St. Lake George, New York.

Grace Curtis to teach poetry to children in Israel, as well as give a talk on the life of a poet to college students

Grace Curtis, author of The Shape Of A Box will be traveling to teach poetry to junior high school aged children in a summer camp at an Arab town in Israel from June 12-24. She will also be giving a talk to third year college students on living the life of a poet and the creative writing impulse. Grace is hoping to meet with Arab-Israeli poets during her trip which will last a total of three and a half weeks.

Lianne Spidel will be among those reading as part of Author’s Nights in Greenville, Ohio

As part of Author Nights in Greenville, Ohio, sponsored by Friends of the Library, Lianne Spidel will be one of six members of the Greenville Poets presenting a new program on Friday, April 25 at Montage Cafe, 527 S. Broadway in Greenville. The program, open and free to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. and includes music by the combo of Bill Westfall and J.R. Price. Others in the group are Cathryn Essinger, Myrna Stone, Belinda Rismiller, Suzanne Kelly-Garrison and David Garrison. Food and wine will be available for purchase.