Join us for a celebration of poetry and writing at Reading Area Community College, Monday, October 21, 6:00 pm, in the Ravens Lounge in the Student Union. Lynn Levin and Valerie Fox are featured poets for the Bruce Stanley Memorial Poetry Reading, "Poetry at Six." The event is free and open to the public as well as RACC students. Book signing and open mic to follow. Sponsored by the Foundation for RACC and Berks Bards.
Free Workshop with Lynn Levin and Valerie Fox on Monday afternoon, 3:30 - 5:00 pm in the Ravens Lounge, with Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets. Open invitation for students and writers in the community. Sponsored by the Humanities Division at RACC. For more information, call 610-207-0120.
LYNN LEVIN is the author of four collections of poems: Miss Plastique (Ragged Sky Press, 2013); Fair Creatures of an Hour (Loonfeather Press, 2009), a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist in poetry; Imaginarium (Loonfeather Press, 2005), a finalist for ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award; and A Few Questions about Paradise (Loonfeather Press, 2000). She is, with Valerie Fox, the author of a craft-of-poetry book, Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press, 2013). Lynn Levin’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Boulevard, Washington Square Review, Verse Daily, and on Garrison Keillor’s radio show The Writer’s Almanac. She is currently involved in translating the work of Odi Gonzales, a Peruvian Andean poet. Lynn Levin teaches at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Valerie Fox's books include The Rorschach Factory (Straw Gate Books) and The Glass Book (Texture Press). She recently published Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press), which was co-written with Lynn Levin. Bundles of Letters Including A, V and Epsilon is a compilation written with Arlene Ang (Texture Press). She currently teaches writing at Drexel University and previously taught at Sophia University (Tokyo) and Peirce College (Philadelphia). She was a founding co-editor of 6ix magazine and Press 1. She has published work in Ping Pong, Hanging Loose, West Branch, Hamilton Stone Review, and many other journals.