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January 2016 Newsletter

Welcome 2016!
Happy New Year! We are proud to announce that Words on the Verge is featuring Bart White and Kitty Jospe on January 30th from 5-7pm.

JospĂ©  holds an MA in French Lit from NYU and an MFA Poetry.  She has always had a passion for language and the  arts. She has been a docent at the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY since 1998, and leads a weekly poetry appreciation class since 2008 and has combined Art and Word in various lectures.  An active poet, her publications include three books and numerous poems in poetry journals.  

Bart White serves as grant writer and president of Just Poets of Greater Rochester. He is co-editor of an anthology of environmental poems, Vigil for the Marcellus Shale, 12 Poets Opposing Hydraulic Fracturing.  A native of North Carolina, Bart White grew up among storytellers and considers narrative poetry to be one of his strengths. His collection, The Faces We Had As Children, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2014.

 Please share this information far and wide. Start the new year off with some great poetry!

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