April 03, 2012
Newburgh, NY -
Mount Saint Mary College’s Curtin Memorial Library and arts and
letters program will host a series of poetry readings, free and
open to the public.
The readings will be held in the college library, 330 Powell
April 10 at 4 pm -- Mary Makofske (left), winner of several
awards including the Robert Penn Warren Prize from the Cumberland
Review, will read her poetry. She is author of “The Disappearance
of Gargoyles” (Thorntree Press, 1988) and “Eating Nasturtiums”
(Flume, 1998). She earned a master’s degree in English from the
University of Minnesota.
April 17 at 4 pm -- Lucia Cherciu (right) will read from her
work and lead a discussion. She writes poetry in English and
Romanian and is author of “Lepãdarea de Limbã—The Abandonment of
Language” (Editura Vinea 2009) and “Altoiul Râsului—Grafted
Laughter” (Editura Brumar 2010). Her poetry has also appeared in
“Memoir,” “Earth’s Daughters,” and “Off the Coast,” among
Light refreshments will be served. For information, call Curtin
Memorial Library at 845-569-3600.