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Powow River Poets Nov. 18th Reading

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November 06, 2017
On November 18th at 3pm, join the Powow River Poets for an afternoon of poetry at the Newburyport Public Library! A.M. Juster and Deborah Warren will read. 

A.M. Juster is the author of seven books of original and translated poetry with the eighth due in January 2018 and the ninth in 2019. His most recent translations are The Satires of Horace (University of Pennsylvania Press 2008), Tibullus’ Elegies (Oxford University Press 2012) and Saint Aldhelm’s Riddles (University of Toronto Press 2015). 

While known primarily for his Latin translations, he has also translated from Italian, French, Old English, Chinese and Oromo. He won the 2015 Willis Barnstone Translation Prize for a translation of a fifteenth century Middle Welsh poem by proto-feminist Gwerful Mechain. 

Juster’s first book of original poetry, The Secret Language of Women, won the Richard Wilbur Award. In 2016 he published a light verse collection called Sleaze and Slander (Measure Press) and a collection of parodies called The Billy Collins Experience (Kelsay Books). He is the only three-time winner of The Formalist’s Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The Hudson Review, First Things and many other top journals. 

Deborah Warren has four poetry collections: Ausonius: The Moselle and Other Poems (2017, Routledge); The Size of Happiness (2003, Waywiser, London), runner-up for the 2000 T. S. Eliot Prize; Zero Meridian, which received the 2003 New Criterion Poetry Prize (2004, Ivan R. Dee); and Dream With Flowers and Bowl of Fruit, which received the Richard Wilbur Award (2008, University of Evansville). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Yale Review. 

She has received these notable honors for her poetry: Richard Wilbur Award, 2008
New Criterion Poetry Prize, 2004 Robert Frost Award, 2002 Nemerov Sonnet Award, 2001 Robert Penn Warren Prize, 2000 Readings are free and open to the public. Come early to sign up for open mic! 

The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.

Warm Regards, 
Sally Rubinstein, MLIS
Adult Programming Librarian
Newburyport Public Library
94 State St
Newburyport, MA 01950
(978) 465-4428