September 22, 2021 / Laurence W. Thomas & Ed Werstein

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
7 – 8:30 PM Via Zoom
Email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to request the meeting link.
Link will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Featured reader is followed my open mic.

LarryThomasLaurence W. Thomas, who has taught English on four continents, writes poetry covering the gamut from childhood games through love, mutability, and mortality. Founding editor of Third Wednesday, he has published many books. He’ll read from his latest: The Cottage, A Little of This, and Spindrift: New and Selected Poems.



EdWersteinEd Werstein
received the Lorine Niedecker Prize from the Council for Wisconsin Writers and is regional VP of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. His poems have appeared in Rosebud, Blue Collar Review, Stoneboat, and several anthologies. His books of poetry include A Tar Pit to Dye In and Communiqu: Poems From the Headlines.

Your hosts for the Crazy Wisdom live events:
Ed Morin, David Jibson and Lissa Perrin

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October 27, 2021 / Michael Zadoorian

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
7 – 8:30 PM Via Zoom
Email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to request the meeting link.
Link will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Featured reader is followed my open mic.

MichaelZadoorianMichael Zadoorian has four published novels, The Narcissism of Small Differences, Beautiful Music, The Leisure Seeker and Second Hand, and a story collection, The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit. His fiction has appeared in NAR, Literary Review, and Witness. The Leisure Seeker was made into a film starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland.

You hosts for the Poetry Circle’s Live Events:
Ed Morin, David Jibson and Lissa Perrin.

 

December 1, 2021 / Judith McCombs & Molly Spencer

A twin bill for our monthly reading on a special date (due to Thankgiving)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
7 – 8:30 PM Via Zoom
Email cwpoetrycircle@gmail.com to request the meeting link.
Link will be emailed to you the day before the event.

Featured reader is followed my open mic.

JudithMcCombsJudith McCombs grew up nomadic in a geodetic surveyor’s family. Her poems appear in Poetry, Shenandoah, Nimrod, and in five books including The Habit of Fire: Poems Selected & New. She has taught at Wayne State U. and in the Washington, D.C. area. She received awards from Michigan and Maryland State Arts Councils


MollySpencerMolly Spencer has recent poems published in Blackbird, Los Angeles Review, and Prairie Schooner. She is the author of the poetry collections If the House, winner of the Brittingham Prize, and Hinge, winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition. She teaches writing at the University of Michigan. 

 

Donovan Hohn – April 22, 2020

April 22 – Donovan Hohn will read on Earth Day. He’s author of Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea, a New York Times Notable Book and runner-up for two major awards. His essays appear in Harper’s, Lapham’s Quarterly, and Best Creative Nonfiction. His The Inner Coast: Essays, is forthcoming.

Featured reader is followed by an open mic. All events take place in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room from 7-8:30 pm.