On April 6th at 7PM at the Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center, University of NH, the Poetry Society of New Hampshire will host a reading from the anthology The Other Side of Sorrow, Poets Speak Out About Conflict War and Peace. The anthology, published by the Society in 2006, won the 2007 Independent Publishers Book Award bronze prize (IPPY) in the poetry category. Discussion and light refreshments will follow the reading, which is in a conjunction with an exhibit, War and Remembrance, currently on display at the museum. Museum doors will open one hour before the reading, at 6PM, so people can view the exhibit. Reading lineup includes: Marjorie Wentworth, Katie Towler, Martin Steingesser, Andrew Periale, Paul Nichols, Dudley Laufman, Annaliese Jakimides, Ethan Gilsdorf, Patricia Frisella, David Connolly, Mike Casey, Cicely Buckley, Pam Bernard, Barb Bald, and John-Michael Albert. (Bios below). Books will be available and poets will sign them. The event is free and open to the public.
The Museum is located at 30 Academic Way, Durham, NH. For more information on the exhibit visit www.unh.edu/moa
For more information on the Poetry Society visit www.poetrysocietyofnewhamspshire.org
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire is a non profit, membership organization dedicated to the promotion of poetry. The society publishes the quarterly journal The Poets Touchstone, sponsors poetry contests and hosts poetry readings and workshops. The society also publishes anthologies, most recently The 2010 Poets Guide to NH and The Other Side of Sorrow, Poets Speak Out About Conflict, War and Peace (winner of the 2005 IPPY Bronze Award), and the occasional chapbook. http://www.laufman.org