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Sunday Poetry: Cortney Davis and Meg LindsaySunday, April 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Sunday, April 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Date:
Sunday, April 29
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free - $10

Sunday Poetry: Cortney Davis and Meg Lindsay

Join Dr. Kraus, Moderator, and guest poets Cortney Davis and Meg Lindsay

 

Cortney Davis is the author of five poetry collections, most recently “Taking Care of Time,” winner of the Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize from Michigan State University’s Poetry Center. Other collections include “Details of Flesh”; “Leopold’s Maneuvers,” winner of the Prairie Schooner Poetry Prize; “The Body Flute”; “Conversion / Return”; and “Willy Nilly: Poems for Children.” Her non-fiction publications include “The Heart’s Truth: Essays on the Art of Nursing,” winner of an Independent Publisher’s Silver Medal and the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, and “When the Nurse Becomes a Patient: A Story in Words and Images,” winner of a Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal. She is also co-editor of two anthologies of prose and poetry by nurses, “Between the Heartbeats” and “Intensive Care” (University of Iowa Press). Her honors include an NEA Poetry Fellowship, three Connecticut Commission on the Arts Poetry Grants, the Anna Rosenberg Poetry Award and a Nightingale Award for excellence in nursing. Visit www.cortneydavis.com

Meg Lindsay was a semi-finalist in two “Discovery”/The Nation Contests and a finalist in an Inkwell competition. Her poems are published in Tricycle, Pivot, Salamander, Alimentum, and Connecticut River Review. She has a MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. An established painter, she has been showing for decades in galleries and juried venues such as Silvermine and the Hudson River Museum. Her chapbook about the process and emotions of painting, “A Painter’s Night Journal,” was published by Finishing Line Press in 2016. Meg’s website for paintings as well as some related poems is www.meglindsayartist.com

Dr. George Kraus holds a doctorate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages from CUNY.  He has worked as both a scholar and a translator.  His chapbook, Rendition, was published by Toadily Press.  He divides his time between Rio de Janeiro and Tarrytown, New York, where he continues to write poetry and prose.

For more information about the poetry readings, please contact George Kraus by email (geofkraus@aol.com).

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