DUE TO THE PANDEMIC
IN-PERSON MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED.
Our First Zoom Meeting of the 2023-24 Program Year Is September 23rd
Hosted By the ICC Treasurer Gayle Eleanor
Featured Reader: Any Miller
She will read from her recent books, Astronauts and The Trouble with New England Girls.
Amy will also discuss the complexities of revealing family secrets in poetry.
Amy Miller’s Astronauts won the 2022 Chad Walsh Chapbook Prize from Beloit Poetry Journal, and her full-length collection The Trouble with New England Girls won the 2017 Louis Award from Concrete Wolf Press. Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Copper Nickel, Narrative, Rattle, Tupelo Quarterly, ZYZZYVA, and numerous anthologies. She received an Oregon Literary Fellowship in 2021; the 2022 Coniston Prize from Radar, judged by Dorianne Laux; the Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry Prize, judged by Tony Hoagland; and is a past Grand Prize winner at the Poets’ Dinner. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and Western Massachusetts, she lives in Ashland, Oregon, where she works for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
The Trouble with New England Girls:
The reading will be followed by an open mic (via zoom).
More details will be provided as we near the 23rd.
Following are screen shots from a typical zoom meeting. Though the faces are frozen and silent in the photos, imagine voices in recitation, and the appreciative, attentive listening. ____________________________________