October 2017 NewsletterThanks to Kristen Gentry!
Our September reading with Kristen Gentry was a lovely event. Thanks to everyone who came out to Kristen's reading, and thanks to Kristen for being a part of Words on the Verge. November 4th Open MicJoin Words on the Verge on November 4th at 5pm for our annual Fall Open Mic. Bring a friend!
Kristen Gentry is from Louisville, Kentucky and received her MFA from Indiana University. She currently lives in Rochester, NY near SUNY Geneseo where she is an associate professor of English and the director of creative writing. She is also a member of We All Write, a black women’s writing collective. Her short stories have appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Jabberwock Review, and other journals. She is at work completing Mama Said, a collection of linked stories that explore mother-daughter relationships strained by the mothers’ drug addictions. Support Our Writers
View this email in your browserSummer Newsletter Thank You Kathy Weston & Karen Faris
Katherine Weston transformed Different Path Gallery into "Wonderland Warren" for our June 16th reading with Karen Faris.The audience was filled to capacity and each person was transfixed by Kathy's lovely sculpture and Karen's captivating story.We were graced with musical entertainment (thanks to Karen's talented son Duncan), good food and wine, and great company. Attendees traveled from all over the region including Auburn and even Pittsburgh! For Bill Berry, Jr.'s notes on our event visit the aaduna blog.
June Newsletter Thank You Gabrielle Lewis
We had a lovely night on May 20th. Gabrielle shared her beautiful poems with the Words on the Verge audience and enchanted everyone. She read her work with humor, grace, and deep emotion. It was a special night.
Thank you Gabby! June 16th Words on the Verge featuring Karen Faris