Poetry Events Fall 2014
Sunday, September 14 at 3 p.m.
Featuring Pramila Venkateswaran plus an open reading. Reception Room, Kellenberg Hall. Free. Open to the public. No reservations necessary.
Pramila Venkateswaran is Poet laureate of Suffolk County. An award-winning poet and author of four poetry collections, she teaches English and Women's Studies at Nassau Community College and was the 2011 Walt Whitman Birthplace Association's Long Island Poet of the Year.
Saturday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Featuring Iris Levin and George H. Northrup plus an open reading. Reception Room, Kellenberg Hall. Free. Open to the public. No reservations necessary.
Iris Levin is a writer of succinct, powerfully evocative observational poetry. An active member of the Long Island poetry community, her work has appeared in several recent anthologies.This year she established the Poetry Contest at the Long Island Fair.
George H. Northrup is President (2006- ) of the Fresh Meadows Poets in Queens, NY, and a board member of the society that selects the Nassau County Poet Laureate. His poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, as well as the New York Times Metropolitan Diary.He is also a clinical psychologist practicing in New Hyde Park.
Sunday, November 2 at 3 p.m.
Featuring Steven Sher
Steven Sher, a Brooklyn native currently living in Jerusalem, has taught and lectured on writing, as well as conducted workshops for 35 years. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide, in fourteen books and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a finalist in the Oregon Book Awards.