Ibbetson Reading at McIntyre and Moore Dec 9
Somerville’s Ibbetson Street Press To Hold A Celebratory Reading for its literary journal “Ibbetson Street” at McIntyre and Moore Books in Davis Square, Somerville Dec. 9th 5 PM.
( Somerville, Mass.) The Ibbetson Street Press will be holding a celebratory reading at McIntyre and Moore Books in Davis Square, Somerville, Mass. for issue 22 of “Ibbetson Street,” its literary journal, Dec 9 at 5PM.
Since 1998, when the press was founded by Doug Holder, Richard Wilhelm and Dianne Robitaille, the Ibbetson Street Press has published a literary journal “Ibbetson Street” as well as over 40 collections of poetry by local and national authors. Its journal and books have won numerous “Pick of the Month” awards in the Small Press Review. Recently “Ibbetson Street” has been included in the prestigious “Index of American Periodical Verse,” along with many other top small press literary journals “Ibbetson Street” has been reviewed favorably by any number of small press literary magazines, both in print and online. Its books are collected at Harvard, Yale, Brown, and Buffalo University libraries to name a few.
In issue 22 of “Ibbetson Street” there will be featured poetry by Marc Goldfinger, Jade Sylvan, Thade Correa, Sarah Hannah, as well as Somerville poets Linda Haviland Conte, Eleanor Goodman, and others.
There will also be an interview with the late poet Sarah Hannah who took her own life last spring. The lead poem by Marc Goldfinger and others in the issue pay tribute to this brilliant poet who died at the tender age of 40.
The new issue will also feature a photo on the front cover by (Ibbetson arts/editor) Richard Wilhelm, of McIntyre and Moore Books. McIntyre and Moore Books, a well-respected used bookstore in the heart of Davis Square has been the setting for the “Ibbetson Street” readings for many years. The back cover photo is by Kirk Etherton, an artist from the Union Square section of Somerville.
And as always an open mike will follow the featured readers, so the hope is everyone will have a chance to read!
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