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Poetry Brunch with Juditha Dowd and Maxine Susman

Sunday, May 17, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Local poets Juditha Dowd and Maxine Susman read from their works centering women’s history.

Dowd’s verse biography, “Audubon’s Sparrow,” will be released in April. She is the author of a full-length collection, “Mango in Winter,” three poetry chapbooks, short fiction and lyric essays. She has been published in Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, The Florida Review, Rock & Sling, Spillway, Aji, Leaping Clear and elsewhere.

 

 

Susman has written seven poetry books and has been published in Fourth River, Paterson Literary Review, Presence, Slant, Crab Orchard Review, Adanna and elsewhere. She teaches a poetry workshop at the Osher Lifeling Learning Institute of Rutgers University. “My Mother’s Medicine” tells the story of her mother, Florence Carol Levin, a young Jewish girl from Brooklyn, who graduated during the Great Depression from the only all-women’s medical school in the country.

 

Doors open at 11 a.m., reading starts at 11:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Presented in partnership with US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

Date:
Sunday, May 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

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Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Summary
Local poets Juditha Dowd and Maxine Susman read from their works centering women's history.  Dowd’s verse biography, "Audubon’s Sparrow," will be released in April. She is the author of a full-length collection, "Mango in Winter," three poetry chapbooks, short fiction and lyric essays. She has been published in Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, The Florida Review, Rock & Sling, Spillway, Aji, Leaping Clear and elsewhere. Susman has written seven poetry books and has been published in Fourth River, Paterson Literary Review, Presence, Slant, Crab Orchard Review, Adanna and elsewhere. She teaches a poetry workshop at the Osher Lifeling Learning Institute of Rutgers University. "My Mother's Medicine" tells the story of her mother, Florence Carol Levin, a young Jewish girl from Brooklyn, who graduated during the Great Depression from the only all-women’s medical school in the country. Doors open at 11 a.m., reading starts at 11:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be served. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Partners
the US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.
Series
None
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
100
Age Groups
Adult
Status of Post
P - Ready for M to Edit
Connections Section
Adults