Wednesday, March 24, 2010

National Poetry Month launch event: MI

I’m pleased to share the details of a National Poetry Month launch event. On Thursday, April 1st, Literary Life Bookstore & More in Grand Rapids MI is launching National Poetry Month with a reading by Linda Leedy Schneider and myself.

Linda Leedy Schneider is a poetry and writing mentor, psychotherapist in private practice, and recipient of a Pushcart nomination. She has taught at Aquinas College and Kendall College of Art and Design. Her poetry has been published in over 200 literary magazines including Rattle Magazine, The Spoon River Poetry Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Perigee, and The Ambassador Poetry Project. She has written five collections of poetry including Through My Window: Poetry of a Psychotherapist and edited two collections of poetry by writers she has mentored. Mentor’s Bouquet was just released this March by Finishing Line Press.

Lori A. May is a part-time writing instructor and a frequent guest lecturer and workshop presenter at writers' conferences and graduate writing programs. Her creative works have appeared in publications such as The Writer, Two Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, and anthologies such as Van Gogh's Ear. She is the author of two novels and a poetry collection, stains: early poems. May is Associate Editor for Northern Poetry Review and Founding Editor of Poets’ Quarterly. More information is available online at

Please join us for the launch of National Poetry Month:

Readings by Linda Leedy Schneider & Lori A. May
Thursday, April 1st – 7pm
Free, open to the public
Literary Life Bookstore & More, Inc.
758 Wealthy Street SE

For more information about National Poetry Month, click here.

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