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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Poetry Workshop at Milford Library


April is National Poetry month, and the publishers at Local Gems Press believe that poetry has a central part to play in our culture today.

On April 18 at 7pm, they will be at Milford Library to discuss the qualities that make a good poem, and how to get poems published. Bring your favorite poem!  

James P. Wagner (Ishwa) is an editor, publisher, award-winning fiction writer, essayist, performance poet, and alum twice over (BA & MALS) of Dowling College. He is the publisher for Local Gems Poetry Press and the Senior Founder and President of the Bards Initiative, a Long Island based non-profit dedicated to using poetry for social improvement.  Wagner believes poetry is alive and well and thoroughly enjoys being a part of poetic culture. His most recent collection of poetry is Ten Year Reunion.

Nick Hale is a literal and metaphorical hat collector. He is the vice president and a co-founder of The Bards Initiative. Originally a native of Huntington, Nick currently lives in Northern Virginia where he leads workshops and hosts readings and seminars through his group NoVA Bards. Nick is a publisher and editor with Local Gems Press. He has worked on many anthologies including the best-selling Sound of Solace.

This program is for poets, would-be poets, and anyone who loves poetry.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:00 PM thru 08:30 PM

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 

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