Poetry Reading at Saltbox Gallery Artoberfest
Oct
19
5:00 PM17:00

Poetry Reading at Saltbox Gallery Artoberfest

David Davis and Susan Edwards Richmond will kick off the Opening of the Saltbox Gallery's Fall Artoberfest Show with poetry that resonates with the work of the gallery's 12 artists. Readings will be from 5 to 6 p.m. followed by a reception and beer tasting until  9 p.m. The event takes place in PITA Hall, Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA. 

Artists represented in the gallery show are Priscilla Brown, Debbie Frio, Joe Frio, Margie Florini, Robert Hahn, Karyl Hayes, Anne Krupsky, Michael Milczarek, Darcy Moulton Scanlo, Karen Nastuk, Laura Stober, and Candy Way. Join us for an evening of poetry, art, and delicious food and drink in the beautiful atmosphere of Plum Island.  

 

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Plein Air Poetry Walk at Old Frog Pond Farm
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Plein Air Poetry Walk at Old Frog Pond Farm

Thirty local poets will read original work created at Old Frog Pond Farm in Harvard, MA on the theme Paths, Tracks, and Trails. The walk will take us around the pond, through the Medicine Wheel, to the Olympic Bell, and return through the Raspberry Patch on the way to the Orchard and Meditation Hut.

Participating poets are Zachary Bos, Lucinda Bowen, Polly Brown, Heather Corbally Bryant, Helen Marie Casey, David Davis, Wendy Drexler, Linda Fialkoff, Lynn Horsky, Terry House, Joan Kimball, William Lenderking, Moira Linehan, Greg Lowenberg, Deborah Melone, Franny Osman, Dawn Paul, Cheryl Perreault, Mary Pinard, Carol Prost, Joanne DeSimone Reynolds, Susan Edwards Richmond, Hilary Sallick, Georgia Sassen, Carla Schwartz, bg Thurston, Lynne Viti, Catherine Weber, and Mary Zoll. The event is free and there will be a reception following the walk. A chapbook of the 2018 collection of poems will be available for purchase. 

Thank you to the Acton-Boxborough, Groton, and Littleton Cultural Councils for their continued support for the publication of the chapbook. All of these are local agencies supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Poetry Night at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Night at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore

Join us for The Silver Unicorn Bookstore's first-ever Poetry Night at 12 Spruce Street, Acton, MA!  Four local poets will be reading selections from their work.

  • Susan Edwards Richmond
  • Helen Marie Casey
  • Kirk Westphal
  • E. Christopher Clark

Afterward, there will be a panel discussion with our resident bookseller and poet, Dana Dykiel.  For more information, click on https://www.silverunicornbooks.com/.

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Boston National Poetry Month Festival
Apr
7
1:20 PM13:20

Boston National Poetry Month Festival

Susan Edwards Richmond will read at the 18th annual Boston National Poetry Month festival in the Commonwealth Room at the Boston Public Library on Saturday, April 7th, at 1:20 pm. Other readers in this hour will be poets Richard Fein, Michael Ansara, Barbara Helfgott-Hyett, Emily Pineau, Dennis Daly, and Denise Provost.

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Writes of Spring: New Book Celebration at Del Rossi's
Mar
25
3:00 PM15:00

Writes of Spring: New Book Celebration at Del Rossi's

Susan Edwards Richmond and Gary Metras will read from new books, Before We Were Birds and Winter Storm, respectively, at Del Rossi's Trattoria, Route 137N, Dublin, NH. Gather before the reading at 2:30 p.m. for complimentary coffee, tea, and light refreshments and Open Mic sign up.  If you would like to join the poets and host Rodger Martin for dinner afterward, please rsvp (603-525-4715 or rodgerwriter@myfairpoint.net).

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Concord Christmas Bird Count
Dec
30
to Dec 31

Concord Christmas Bird Count

The Concord, Massachusetts. Christmas Bird Count begins at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, as birders go out to listen for owls. Volunteers will fan out across their territories in multiple towns to count every single bird they see and hear over the 24-hour period. I will be joining my team in East Acton!

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"The Tonic of Wildness," Poetry Reading at the Concord Free Public Library
Dec
17
3:00 PM15:00

"The Tonic of Wildness," Poetry Reading at the Concord Free Public Library

Susan Edwards Richmond and Wendy Drexler, poets and naturalists, will read from their latest collections, followed by light refreshments and conversation about the making of poems that link their lives to what Thoreau calls the “inexhaustible vigor” of wildness in the natural world.

A free event sponsored by The Friends of the Library and offered as part of Concord’s yearlong Thoreau Bicentennial, Concord Free Public Library, 129 Main St., Concord. 

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