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I'll be a featured poet at Lily Poetry Salon, September 13, 2019, 7 p.m. with Marcia Karp & Karen Friedland

I’m honored to be a featured poet at the Lily Poetry Salon on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., where I will read from my new poetry collection, girl in tree bark, published by Nixes Mate Books.


Marcia Karp has poems and translations in The Times Literary Supplement; Harvard Review; Agenda; Literary Imagination; The Guardian; Ploughshares; The Republic of Letters; Partisan Review; New Ohio Review; Oxford Magazine; Free Inquiry; The Warwick Review; Penguin Books’ Catullus in English and Petrarch in English; Joining Music with Reason: 34 Poets, British and American, Oxford 2004-2009 (Waywiser); and The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation (Norton).

Kelly DuMar is a poet, playwright and workshop facilitator from the Boston area. She’s author of three poetry collections: girl in tree bark, (Nixes Mate). Tree of the Apple (Two of Cups Press). and All These Cures, (Lit House Press). Kelly’s writing and photos are published in Bellevue Literary Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Tiferet, Crab Fat and more. She’s on the board and faculty of the International Women’s Writing Guild. You can read her daily blog, #NewThisDay, at kellydumar.com/blog

A grant writer by day, Karen Friedland’s poems have been published in Nixes Mate Review, Writing in a Women’s Voice, the Lily Poetry Review and Vox Populi. She currently has a poem on the walls of Boston’s City Hall, selected by Boston’s Poet Laureate. Her book of poems, Places That Are Gone was recently published by Nixes Mate Books. Karen is a member of Cervena Barva Press, and is a founding member of the Poetry Sisters.

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Please join us at 9 Cottage Avenue, Needham, MA for this free event.

Thanks to Lily Salon curator Eileen Cleary for inviting me.