Thursday, October 10, 2019

Join Marian Frances Wolbers at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts November 7th, 2019

Berks Bards welcomes Marian Frances Wolbers to join us at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts to read selected poetry. Following her reading, we'll allow ANYONE to step up to the mic and read what moves them.

When: November 7th, 2019 at 6 pm

Where: GoggleWorks Center for the Arts Studio 420

201 Washington Street Reading PA 19601

Read Marian Frances Wolbers' Bio below:

Marian Frances Wolbers writes poetry, short stories, novels, and drama. Her work has appeared in The Southampton Review, Remarkable Doorways, and Westview, and she was a featured poet in the 100,000 Poets for Change Project in 2011. Her novel Rider was published by St. Martin’s Press, receiving favorable reviews from Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. As the recipient of a Berks Arts Council / PA Council of the Arts grant in 2018-19, she served as facilitator and producer of reading events for three writing groups locally, focusing on Writing through Trauma as healing modality. She teaches literature and writing courses at Albright College, where she is an administrator in the School of Professional Studies, for adult learners. She holds an M.A. in English Literature from Kutztown University and a B.A. in Japanese Studies from Bucknell University.

Below is a sample poem from our featured poet:


'Twixt the kiss
and the coffee
I barely slept last night.
You may remind me
not to drink coffee
past 7 pm.
As to the other...
Perhaps there is no easy cure.

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