Next: Wednesday, March 12 | 7 PM
Welcome to poetry reading and open mic night Edgings & Inchings! This gathering takes place on the second Wednesday, and features new guest readers and audience participants each month. The name comes from the Wallace Stevens poem "An Ordinary Evening in New Haven."
The featured readers in March are Kate Schapira and Mary-Kim Arnold.
Kate Schapira is the author of four books and nine chapbooks of poetry, most recently The Soft Place (Horse Less Press) and Overheard While Hiding From the Sun (above/ground press). She lives in Providence, RI, where she writes, teaches, and co-runs the Publicly Complex Reading Series.
Mary-Kim Arnold's poetry has been published in Day One, burntdistrict, Two Serious Ladies, Sundog Lit, and is forthcoming at So and So Mag. Her short fiction has appeared online at Tin House and Wigleaf, and in the print journal, The Pinch. She has also written for HTML Giant, The Lit Pub, and The Rumpus, where she is Assistant Essays Editor. She received her MFA in Fiction from Brown University and is studying poetry at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and children.
Saturday, March 29 | 7 PM
Speak Up is an evening of true stories centered on a common theme, told by storytellers chosen for their skill and expertise.
Speak Up brings the craft of live storytelling to the greater Hartford area by entertaining audiences with stories about the human condition.
Storytellers for this evening will be announced soon!
All stories are 5-10 minutes long. This event may not be suitable for children.