Date(s) - Fri. Feb. 16, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Elizabeth Gordon McKim is a favorite and familiar voice in the Boston area poetry clubs and open mics, children’s classrooms, and Lesley University theatre spaces. McKim has performed/taught/ and read poetry from Lynn, the old industrial city north of Boston where she lives, to the European Graduate School for Expressive Arts in the Swiss Alps where she is poet laureate for over a decade. In her work, E/liz celebrates song/story and poem /in her own special style and music. She has five collections of poetry, the latest being the Red Thread published by Leapfrog Press, a teaching guide Beyond Word co-authored with Judith Steinbergh, and poems and articles in many anthologies and journals. Ring of Bone Press in Ipswich, Ma, will publish her latest poetry in 2013.
Vijaya Sundaram is a poet, singer-songwriter, playwright, and storyteller. In her performances, a dream-inflected and emotionally-rich musical universe holds vignettes of distant magic. Her musical life includes stints leading rock bands in India, playing jazz guitar in US clubs and concert halls, and rendering ragas on voice and sitar…while her original poetry has been heard on nationally-syndicated radio. Originally from South India, she has lived in the Boston area for almost three decades. Her website is: https://magicsurrealist2013.me
Janet MacFadyen will be reading from her recent collection of poems, Waiting to Be Born — American ghazals & other journeys. She is the author of A Newfoundland Journal (Killick Press), and two chapbooks. Her work has been nominated for the Forward Prize (UK), and twice for a Pushcart. Her work appears in Poetry, The Atlanta Review, Malahat, Rosebud, and The Southern Poetry Review. She is managing editor of the poetry collective, Slate Roof Press, and have held a seven-month residency at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, as well as residencies at Cill Rialaig (Ireland), and the Fowler and C-Scape dune shacks in Provincetown.
Third Friday of every month, featuring the original work of artists and poets. Richard Cambridge brings a new featured poet for his monthly series at The Armory.
Door Opens at 7:30pm.