Friday, March 6, 2015

Words on the Verge March Newsletter

Thank you Frank Judge for a wonderful reading. here is a lovely sketch by Brockport artist Sarah Hart.



Coming soon!!! Denise Thompson-Slaughter reads at Words on the Verge.

On March 28th Brockport’s Words on the Verge Literary Reading Series will host local writer Denise Thompson-Slaughter. Thompson-Slaughter 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).


Denise Thompson-Slaughter is the author of Elemental (Plain View Press, 2010).  Many of her poems and a few of her nonfiction pieces have appeared in various literary journals.  She has worked for many years as an academic or a freelance editor and is currently the managing editor of the quarterly journal Reviews in American History at the University of Rochester.  She was chosen to receive the U. of R.'s 2011 Creative Excellence Award in the category for staff members for her poem "Pain Is Just a 4-Letter Word." She has published several short memoir pieces and is working on her first novel, a mystery set in Nova Scotia.


 Denise grew up in Maryland and received a B.A. in English from Rutgers University.  She became a mother at the age of 41, when she and her husband adopted the first of two babies in the 1990s. She lives in Brighton, New York, with her husband and their two young adult children.


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It's your lucky day because it is also Freebie Friday!! Today we are giving away a signed copy of Pattie Lavell's Confessions of a Catholic School Dropout. 

Here's how to win....

1) Like the Words on the Verge fan page on Facebook. 
2) Like then share the status about today's giveaway.
3) Leave a comment under the status (this is VERY important!) telling us that you shared. 

That's it!  Good luck.  Our winner will be announced on Monday,


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Here's the line-up for the rest of the Spring.  Hope to see you soon at one of our fun events!