|Event:||Riverwood Poetry Series @ Real Art Ways will host James Finnegan and Joan Kwon Glass|
|Date:||November 9th, 2022.
|Time:||7:00 PM to 9:00 PM|
|Location:||Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street, Hartford,|
|Join us for this in-person reading! Audience mask wearing is encouraged, but not required. An open mic will follow the featured readers—one poem, one page please.|
The authors’ books will be available to buy for book signing & conversation, and beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks will be available for purchase.
Bring a friend! Free of Charge. Ample parking available at Real Art Ways.
BIOGRAPHIES OF POETS
James Finnegan, past Poet Laureate of West Hartford, has published poems in Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, as well as in the anthologies: Good Poems: American Places edited by Garrison Keillor; Laureates of Connecticut; Shadows of Unfinished Things; Imagining Vesalius; Waking Up to the Earth; and Walkers in the City. For a decade he served as president of the Friends & Enemies of Wallace Stevens (stevenspoetry.org). He posts aphoristic ars poetica on the blog ursprache: https://ursprache.blogspot.com
Joan Kwon Glass, Poet Laureate of Milford, is the mixed-race, Korean American author of NIGHT SWIM (Diode Editions, 2022) & three chapbooks. She serves as Editor-in-Chief for Harbor Review, as a Brooklyn Poets Mentor, is a proud Smith College graduate & has been a public school educator for 20 years. Joan serves on the faculty of Hudson Valley Writers Center & the Fine Arts Work Center of Provincetown, her work has won or been finalist for several prizes & her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize & Sundress Anthology Best of the Net. Joan’s poems have been published or are forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Prairie Schooner, Asian American Writer’s Workshop (The Margins), RHINO, Rattle, Dialogist & elsewhere. Please follow her on Twitter @joanpglass and see her website at www.joankwonglass.com. She lives in Connecticut with her family.