Skip to main content

February Newsletter: Upcoming Reading & Freebie Friday

Happy February!!!!!!!

We are proud to announce that Frank Judge will be reading at Words on the Verge on February 28th from 5-7pm.

FRANK JUDGE is a poet, editor, translator, teacher and arts administrator. His poems and translations have been published in New Directions, The Bellingham Review, Bitterroot, Poetry Now, Invisible City, Combinations, The Greenfield Review and Rapporti (Italy). He’s also been anthologized in Knocking on the Silence (2005), Poets Against the War (2003), and Liberty’s Vigil (2012).

He was Foreign Editor of the Vanderbilt Poetry Review during his time in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship, and his anthology of contemporary Italian poetry, published as a special issue of the Review remains one the best collections of contemporary Italian poetry in translation.

He was Director of the Writers Program and the CreativeWriting Workshop at Pyramid Arts Center in Rochester, NY before founding the
Syndicated News Service in 1981. In 1978 he began publishing Exit, a literary journal which has since evolved into an online publication. He also served as Associate Editor of the online literary journal, Writer Online.

Frank is currently president of Rochester Poets. He’s also a founding member of the Rochester Area Haiku Group, which was formed in 2004.


You could win this GIANT basket of books! 

All you have to do is purchase a raffle ticket (only $3!) for a chance to win. You can purchase tickets in person at the February 28th reading or you can click the "donate" button on the right.  So easy!  Drawing will be in April.

Today's Words on the Verge is giving away a copy of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul 2 featuring local writer, Caurie Putnam.

Here's how to enter for a chance to win:

1) Go to our Facebook page and "like" the Words on the Verge fan page.
2) "Like" then share the most recent status about today's giveaway. Here is a quick link to our Facebook page.
3) Leave a comment on today's status to tell us you've shared the Giveaway status.*

That's it!  Drawing will be closed Friday at midnight.  A winner will be announced on Monday. 

Thanks again for supporting Words on the Verge!

*Winner must live in the U.S. or Canada