Tompkins County Public Library

Sunday, March 27, 2011


The Tompkins County Public Library and SOON Productions will present an afternoon of poetry, featuring readings by Michele Glazer and Benjamin Garcia, Sunday, March 27 at 3:00 PM in the Library’s BorgWarner Community Room.

The author of three poetry collections, Glazer serves as director of the creative writing and English program at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Glazer has been widely-published in periodicals including: Volt, Harvard Review, Field, Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, Colorado Review and College English, and her work “It Is Hard to Look at What We Came to Think We’d Come to See,” received the 1996 AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Award in Poetry.

A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Benjamin Garcia is currently enrolled in the MFA program at Cornell University. Garcia has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Taos Summer Writer’s Conference and his work is expected to be published in the Spring/Summer issue of Poet Lore.

This program is free and open to the public and was made possible with support from the Community Arts Partnership of Tompkins County.

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