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Wednesday March 20th, 2013, 7 p.m.
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire meets at Gibson's Bookstore on the third Wednesday of every month. Our headliners this month are Walter Butts and S. Stephanie. An open mic follows their readings (arrive early to ensure a spot on the sign-up sheet). All are welcome, newcomers are encouraged!
NH Poet Laureate Poet Laureate (2009-2014) W.E. Butts newest volume of verse is Cathedral of Nervous Horses. His previous volume, Sunday Evening at the Stardust Cafe, was chosen as a finalist for the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry and selected winner of the 2006 Iowa Source Poetry Book Prize.
S Stephanie’s poetry and book reviews have appeared in many literary magazines such as Third Coast, Birmingham Poetry Review, Café Review, Literary Laundry, Rattle, The Southern Review and The Sun. She has two chapbooks: Throat was published in 2001 by Igneus Press and What the News Seemed To Say (2009) by Pudding House. She holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College. She co-edited the literary magazine, Crying Sky: Poetry & Conversation with her husband, Walter Butts 2005-2007. She currently teaches English, Women’s Literature and Poetry writing at the NH Institute of Art in Manchester, NH.