Tuesday, December 23, 2014

December Newsletter

Happy Holidays!

Now it is easier than ever to donate to Words on the Verge!  Check out the PayPal "Donate" button on the right of the screen,



Looking for a last minute gift?  Donate to our reading series  in the name of a friend or family member.  Words on the Verge will send a card to your recipient telling them about your generous gift.  Just hit the "donate" button then email us at chrissygreenny (at) gmail (dot) com with the name and address of the recipient.


Thanks to Nina Alvarez who read for Words on the Verge in November. Her words were lovely and magical, and we were so privileged that she came to Brockport for our November event.



The holidays are busy for everyone, so we're on hiatus until January 31. Stay tuned for info on who our special reader will be!






Words on the Verge wishes you love, light, and peace this holiday season.



Monday, November 3, 2014

November Newsletter



Words on the Verge has a new logo created by Lujar of Lujar Art!



Words on the Verge would like to thank Julian Foster for his powerful and dynamic reading on October 25th.  See below for some great photos of the event by Courtney Webster of Images by Courtney. Thanks, too, to Lujar of  Lujar Art  for sharing his art work with us.  




Next up.....Please join us on November 22 from 5-7pm at a Different Path Gallery in Brockport (27 Market St) for a reading by Nina AlvarezNina Alvarez's short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cross-genre work have been published in Prick of the Spindle (forthcoming), Danse MacabreElectric VelocipedeGrasslimb, 21 Stars Review, and other online and print journals. Her play "The Life of Leo Wool" was produced by the Greater Rochester Repertory Company  in 2013. She has been awarded a residency at Vermont Studio Center, been featured reader at the Naples Land Trust Festival, and won the University at Albany Shields McIlwaine award for best poem. Nina earned her master's degree in English from the University at Albany where she studied creative writing with Douglas Glover and literary theory with Pierre Joris. She has been publisher of Inconundrum Press, Follow Your Bliss magazine, and Canvas Teen Literary Journal. She is currently a teaching artist with Writers & Books in Rochester, New York. Her business Dream Your Book offers editing, self-publishing, book proposal, and coaching services to aspiring authors.



Words on the Verge is still looking for sponsors. A donation in any amount will help us purchase supplies, wine, food, etc.  Reply to this email or message us on Facebook for details on how you can help.

A few places you can find Words on the Verge....




We'd also like to recognize our generous sponsors and thank them for supporting the literary arts in Brockport:

In God's Love Reiki 637-5922


Thanks again and we'll see you on November 22nd!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Nina Alvarez



On November 22 Brockport’s Words on the Verge Literary Reading Series will host local writer Nina Alvarez. Alvarez will read from 5pm until 7pm. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. This event and all Words on the Verge events take place at A Different Path Art Gallery in Brockport (27 Market St, Brockport, NY 14420, 637-5494).

Nina Alvarez's short fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cross-genre work have been published in Prick of the Spindle (forthcoming), Danse Macabre, Electric Velocipede, Grasslimb, 21 Stars Review, and other online and print journals. Her play "The Life of Leo Wool" was produced by the Greater Rochester Repertory Company in 2013. She has been awarded a residency at Vermont Studio Center, been featured reader at the Naples Land Trust Festival, and won the University at Albany Shields McIlwaine award for best poem. Nina earned her master's degree in English from the University at Albany where she studied creative writing with Douglas Glover and literary theory with Pierre Joris. She has been publisher of Inconundrum Press, Follow Your Bliss magazine, and Canvas Teen Literary Journal. She is currently a teaching artist with Writers & Books in Rochester, New York. Her business Dream Your Book offers editing, self-publishing, book proposal, and coaching services to aspiring authors.

 Gallery owner and artist, Katherine Weston, first began hosting readings at A Different Path in August of 2010 in conjunction with the opening of the gallery. The November exhibit will Feature work by Jappie King Black. More information about A Different Path Gallery and the Words on the Verge literary reading can be found at differentpathgallery.com or at the Facebook page:
 http://www.facebook.com/ADifferentPathGalleryFallWinterReadingSeries

Contact Christine Green for further information. 395-9833 chrissygreenny (at) gmail (dot) com

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October Newsletter


Look for other great changes this year including...a logo, website, and media appearances including radio and podcast interviews with Words on the Verge host, Christine Green. Our Facebook page has been updated and improved, so please take a look, "like" it, and share!

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Words on the Verge would like to thank the lovely and talented Kitty Jospe for her reading last Saturday. Our first event of the season was a great success, and we are so grateful to all who attended.

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Please join us on October 25th from 5-7pm at a Different Path Gallery in Brockport (27 Market St) for a reading by Julian Foster author of Before I Wake. Mark your calendars now, folks, this is going to be an amazing event!  Also, Lujar of Lujar Art will be a special guest at this event.  This is an evening you won't wan to miss!

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Words on the Verge is still looking for sponsors. A donation in any amount will help us purchase supplies, wine, food, etc.  Reply to this email or message us on Facebook for details on how you can help.

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We'd like to recognize our generous sponsors and thank them for supporting the literary arts in Brockport:

In God's Love Reiki

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Thanks again and we'll see you on October 25th!


Words on the Verge
Host: Christine Green

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