Cervena Barva Press Reading Series
Pierre Menard Gallery
10 Arrow St./Harvard Square
7:00 PM, Free, Reception to follow
Readers: Francis Alix, William Delman, Irene Koronas, and Bert Stern
(Cervena Barva Press chapbook/book launch for Francis Alix, William Delman, and Irene Koronas)
Francis Alix has been published in the small press in socially-conscious journals such as Black Bear Review and Struggle as well as general-themed journals such as Mad Poets Review, New Laurel Review, and Poet Lore. His work has won prizes from Massachusetts State Poetry Society, Pennsylvania Poetry Society, New England Writers, and Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. Also, he is a literary critic and reviews literary books and journals for Small Press Review. Francis will be reading from his new chapbook, Balancing on Unstable Ground (Cervena Barva Press).
William Delman received the Academy of American Poets Prize at Boston University in 2006. His poetry has appeared in The Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review, Nimrod, Salamander, CT Review, Rhino, and other fine publications. He is the director of The Bay State Underground reading series at Boston University, and an editor at Agni Magazine. William will be reading from his new chapbook, The Possibility of Recovery (Cervena Barva Press).
Irene Koronas is the poetry editor for the Wilderness House Literary Review and Ibbetson Street Press. She is the author of self portrait drawn from many (Ibbetson Street Press, 2007). She also has several chapbook publications, the latest being, Zero Boundaries (Červená Barva Press, 2008). Irene’s work has been widely published in numerous literary journals including Lummox, Free Verse, Posey, Arcanam Café, Spearhead, Index poetry, Unblog, Haiku Hut, Lynx, and the anthologies Bagel with the Bards and WHLR Anthology, 2006. Irene will be reading from her new book, Pentakomo Cyprus (Cervena Barva Press).
Bert Stern is Milligan Professor Emeritus at Wabash College and chief editor,
retired at Hilton Publishing. He and his wife, the poet Tam Lin Neville, co-
edit a small press that publishes books by poets over sixty called, Off the Grid Press.
Stern's poems have appeared in Poetry, Hungry Mountain, Ibbetson Review, The American Poetry Review, and New Letters, among others. His chapbook, Silk/The Ragpicker's Grandson, was published by Red Dust in 1998. Stern is the recipient of an artist's grant fromthe Somerville Arts Council. Bert will be reading from his new book, Steerage (Ibbetson St. Press).
Readers: Martha Greenwald, Gloria Mindock, and Catherine Sasanov
(New book launch for all three readers)
Readers: William James Austin, Judith Katz-Levine and Mark Pawlak
(Cervena Barva Press new book launch for Mark Pawlak)
Reader: Andrey Gritsman, other readers to be announced (Cervena Barva Press new book launch for Andrey Gritsman)
Cervena Barva Press publishes work that is unique and that has a strong voice. We publish poetry, fiction, non-fiction, plays, and memoir. Check out our website. We are a very active press in publishing.
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