Newburyport Public Library hosts Powow River Poets Poetry Reading (IN PERSON) Saturday, May 14 at 3 pm. Readings are free, accessible, and open to the public. The poets reading this month are Lewis Turco and Wendy Cannella. This reading will be held in the Newburyport Public Library Program Room, and masks are optional. Go early to sign up for open mic.
Lewis Turco is a highly esteemed, prolific, award-winning writer of poetry, fiction, drama, and essays published in major literary magazines, many major quarterlies, and in over a hundred anthologies and books. Wendy Cannella’s poetry has appeared in numerous publications. Co-editor of the anthology Lunation (Senile Monk Press, 2019), Cannella served as co-chair for the Portsmouth Poet Laureate Project board of directors, and was a Maine Literary Award finalist.
The Powow River Poets, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, are active promoters of poetry in New England.