Flowers aren’t the only things blooming in Philadelphia this month! Please join us on May 14 at 8 p.m. for a special reading at the Perch Pub by Hayden Saunier and Lynn Levin, honoring the release of Lynn’s latest book. No cover. Drink and food specials. We promise you’ll leave with a spring in your step!
Lynn Levin’s newest collection of poems is Miss Plastique (Ragged Sky Press, 2013). A poet, writer, and translator Lynn Levin is also the author of three previous collections of poems: Fair Creatures of an Hour (Loonfeather Press, 2009), a Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist in poetry; Imaginarium (Loonfeather Press, 2005), a finalist for ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award; and A Few Questions about Paradise (Loonfeather Press, 2000). She is, with Valerie Fox, the author of the craft-of-poetry book, Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press, 2013). Lynn Levin’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Boulevard, Washington Square Review, Verse Daily, and on Garrison Keillor’s radio show The Writer’s Almanac. She is currently involved in translating the work of Odi Gonzales, a Peruvian Andean poet. Lynn Levin teaches at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania. She was the 1999 Bucks County Poet Laureate.
Hayden Saunier is the author of two poetry collections, Tips for Domestic Travel, from Black Lawrence Press, and Say Luck, which won the 2013 Gell Poetry Prize and is due out in November. Her work is current or forthcoming in 5 A.M., Beloit Poetry Journal, Smartish Pace, Southern Poetry Review and Tar River Poetry. She received the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and Rattle Poetry Prize, both in 2011, and has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. An actress and voice-over performer, her credits include The Sixth Sense, Philadelphia Diary and the voice of a broken-down stove for Ikea. She grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia and now lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
We look forward to seeing you there! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.