Come to Down Home Kitchen (100 Main St) for a special evening meal on April 25! Enjoy a delicious light supper made with local ingredients while listening to local poets Mary Elder Jacobsen, Kerrin McCadden, Emilie Stigliani, Alison Prine, and Kristin Fogdall. Supper begins at 6 pm; poetry begins at 7.
Emilie Stigliani, currently an editor at the Burlington Free Press, has won several awards for her work, including a prize for environmental reporting from the Missouri Press Association and a fellowship from the Missouri School of Journalism.
Alison Prine’s poems have appeared in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Harvard Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Schooner among others. Her recently published debut collection of poems, Steel, won the Cider Press Book Award in 2014.
Mary Elder Jacobsen is joining PoemCity again! Her poetry has appeared in GMR Online, The Cincinnati Review, The Antioch Review, The Greensboro Review, and other venues.
Kristin Fogdall is also reading for PoemCity for a second time this month! Her work has appeared in Poetry, The New Republic, Slate.com, New England Review, and other journals; she is currently finishing a book-length collection.
Kerrin McCadden is also joining us for a second time. She teaches at Montpelier High School and is the author of the Vermont Book Award‒winning collection of poetry Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes.