Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, 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 Donald Wellman and Stephen Scaer. An open mic follows their readings (arrive early to ensure a spot on the sign-up sheet). All are welcome, newcomers are encouraged!
Donald Wellman, poet, editor, and translator lives in Weare NH. For many years he taught at Daniel Webster College. His books of poetry include The Cranberry Island Series (Dos Madres 2012), A North Atlantic Wall (Dos Madres, 2010), Prolog Pages (Ahadada, 2009), and Fields (Light and Dust, 1995). For several years, he edited O.ARS, a series of anthologies, devoted to topics bearing on postmodern poetics, including volumes entitled Coherence, Perception and Translations: Experiments in Reading. He is the translator of Enclosed Garden by Emilio Prados and of Antonio Gamoneda’s Gravestones. His translation of Gamoneda’s Description of the Lie has just been released by Talisman House Press.
Stephen Scaer of Nashua, NH, is a special education teacher with poems published in National Review, First Things, Cricket, and Highlights for Children.