The Harlow Gallery continues their poetry series, The Bookey Readings at the Harlow, with Pam Burr Smith and Doug Woodsum on Friday, June 17 beginning at 7pm. The public is invited to attend the event featuring marvelous poetry readers and presenters. Refreshments are served and a $3 donation to benefit Gallery programming is appreciated at the door.
Pam Burr Smith won Honorable Mention in the Maine Poetry Chapbook Competition judged by Mary Oliver in 1993. She has published short stories, essays, articles and poems in journals and has one poetry book, Heaven Jumping Woman, Moon Pie Press, 2011. Her poetry has been anthologized in Take Heart, DownEast Books, 2013.
Douglas “Woody” Woodsum has published poetry in several poetry journals in Maine including Yankee and Maine Times, Puckerbrush Review, Café Review, and The Beloit Poetry Journal, as well as publications country wide: Prairie Schooner, Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, Massachusetts Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and others. His work has been broadcast on Maine Public Radio. He is a former Ruth Lilly poet, two-time Avery Hopwood Award winner, a Maine Times fiction prizewinner, and a winner of the Bread Loaf Poetry Prize. Doug’s work is on-line at Poetry Daily, http://www.fishousepoems.org/.
The Harlow Gallery is owned and operated by the Kennebec Valley Art Association (KVAA) a 501(c)3 membership based non-profit founded in Augusta in 1958. The mission of the KVAA and the Harlow Gallery is to promote and celebrate art, artists and community. For more information about the Harlow Gallery The Bookey Readings at the Harlow visit www.harlowgallery.org or call 207-622-3813.