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Cedar Hill Books: a reading by some of their local poets at McIntyre & Moore

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  • Mary C. Curtin
    For Immediate Release Literary (Poetry) Reading January 2005 Mary Curtin, Events Coordinator, 617-241-9664, 617-470-5867 (cell), marycurtin@comcast.net Peter
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 2, 2005
      For Immediate Release
      Literary (Poetry) Reading
      January 2005
      Mary Curtin, Events Coordinator, 617-241-9664, 617-470-5867 (cell), marycurtin@...
      Peter Coyle, Store Manager, 617-629-4840, info@...
       
       
      McIntyre & Moore Booksellers
      hosts
      Cedar Hill Books Poets
      Kathleen Aguero
      , Jean Flanagan, Richard Hoffman
       
      Wednesday, January 26,  7:30 pm

      (Somerville, MAMcIntyre & Moore Booksellers hosts a reading by local Cedar Hill Books Poets: Kathleen Aguero, Jean Flanagan, and Richard Hoffman on Wednesday, January 26, 7:30 pm at McIntyre & Moore Booksellers, 255 Elm St. in Davis Square, Somerville, near the Red Line. Free and open to all, with a reception following; wheelchair accessible. For information call McIntyre & Moore Booksellers (617) 629-4840 or log onto www.mcintyreandmoore.com.
       
      Cedar Hill Books, now edited by Maggie Jaffe and based in San Diego, CA, was founded by Christopher Presfield in 1998 while he was incarcerated in a California maximum prison. The press focuses on contemporary themes and engaged poetry. Local poets Kathleen Aguero, Jean Flanagan, and Richard Hoffman will share some of their most recent work.
       
      Kathleen Aguero will read from her Daughter OfAguero is the author of two previous volumes of poetry: Thirsty Day (Alice James Books) and The Real Weather (Hanging Loose Press). She has also co-edited two volumes of multicultural literature, A Gift of Tongues and An Ear to the Ground, and edited Daily Fare: Essays from the Multicultural Experience for the University of Georgia Press. She is a Professor of English and Director of the College Composition Program at Pine Manor College.
       
      Jean Flanagan’s first collection of poetry Ibbetson Street was published in 1993 by Garden Street Press. Her new book, Black Lightning, was published by Cedar Hill Books in May 2004. Flanagan was one of the founders of the Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA. She teaches at Middlesex Community College, 
      Bedford, MA. and in the “Changing Lives Through Literature Program,” an alternative sentencing program at Roxbury District Court.
       
      Richard Hoffman’s first book of poetry Without Paradise was published by Cedar Hill Books in 2002. He has received awards for his writing from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and the New Jersey Arts Council, and his memoir Half the House was awarded the Boston Athenaeum Readers’ Prize in 1996. Hoffman is currently Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College. His work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies.
       
      What: Cedar Hill Books Poets: a reading by local authors
      Who: Kathleen Aguero, Jean Flanagan, Richard Hoffman
      When: Wednesday, January 26, 7:30 pm
      Where: McIntyre & Moore Booksellers, 255 Elm St. in Davis Square, Somerville
      near the Red Line. Wheelchair accessible. For information call McIntyre & Moore Booksellers (617) 629-4840 or log onto www.mcintyreandmoore.com.
      Admission: free and open to all, with a reception following 

       
      McIntyre & Moore Booksellers
      www.mcintyreandmoore.com
      On the Red Line, in the heart of Davis Square
      Greater Boston's best source for scholarly used books
      Open for browsing 7 days a week until 11 pm
       
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