Sharon Arts Center Good Neighbor Series presents an evening of poetry May 19
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Peterborough, NH -- The Sharon Arts Center Good Neighbor Series will present an evening of poetry Saturday, May 19 from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Exhibition Gallery, 30 Grove St., Peterborough. Poets include Tucker Sampson, Dawn Coutu, and Jenn Monroe. There’s a $6 per person suggested donation, and wine and light refreshments will be available.
Originally from Connecticut, Tucker Sampson lives and works in New Hampshire as a substitute teacher. The recipient of an MFA in Poetry from New England College, he has published poems in Lyre,lyre and The Henniker Review and has written a book of poems, so far unpublished, titled “The Wooden Lake.”
A poet and freelance copy editor, Dawn Coutu received a BA in creative writing from Chester College of New England and is working toward her MFA at New England College. She leads a writers’ group based out of Concord and coordinates the Datum: Earth Reading Series in Keene. Her feature articles, interviews, and poems have appeared in Ad Hoc Monadnock, NH Writer, Compass Rose, The Henniker Review, Big Lucks, Today Magazine, and Amoskeag.
Jenn Monroe’s chapbook “Something More Like Love” was released by Finishing Line Press in February. Her work is forthcoming in Contemporary American Voices and has appeared in a number of journals, print and online. She is the founder and executive producer of Extract(s), a web-based literary project, and is an assistant professor of writing and literature at Chester College of New England.
For more information see www.sharonarts.org or call (603) 924-7676.
The mission of Sharon Arts Center, a non-profit organization, is to engage the community in the artistic process, to support and serve artists and craftspeople, and to foster the relationship between artists and the community through education, exhibitions, and the promotion and sale of arts and crafts as well as through special programs and events.
Sharon Arts center offers a wide variety of art classes and programs in the school facility in Sharon, NH, as well as a Fine Craft Gallery, a Juried Artist Member Gallery, and an Exhibition Gallery at 30 Grove Street and Depot Square in Peterborough, NH.
The Sharon Arts Exhibition Gallery is accessed through Depot Square and 30 Grove St. in downtown Peterborough. The Craft Gallery is located in Depot Square in Downtown Peterborough. Store and Exhibition Gallery hours are: Monday - Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 11 - 5 pm.
The Sharon Arts Center is supported in part by: the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, The Arthur L. Getz Charitable Trust, The Bean Family Foundation, Cogswell Benevolent Trust, The Gilbert Verney Foundation,The Grimshaw-Gudewicz Charitable Foundation, The Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation, The Kingsbury Fund, The Lizzie Cheney Charitable Trust,The Parker-Nelson Foundation, The Samuel P. Hunt Foundation, The Susan A. & Donald P. Babson Charitable Foundation, The Putnam Foundation, Sequoya Technologies Group, and art lovers like YOU!
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