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Writers Night Out in September
September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
No registration required. If you want to participate in Open Mic and read, please sign up by 5:50pm. Ten names will be randomly selected. Each reader will have five minutes. The second half of the evening showcases our Featured Reader.
Masks are not currently required for indoor events. Please wear a mask if you would like to exercise caution.
Hosted by Jacqueline Sheehan, Rick Paar and Beth Filson.
Sponsored by Valley Home Improvement
Bio: Howie Faerstein is the author of 5 books Play a Song on the Drums He Said (Owl’s Head Press), Out of Order (Main Street Rag) & two full-length collections: Dreaming of the Rain in Brooklyn and Googootz and Other Poems, published by Press 53. STAY, a recent collection (Human Error Publishing) was published in February 2023. His poetry & reviews can be found in numerous journals including Great River Review, Nimrod, Off the Coast, Rattle, upstreet, Banyan Review, Nine Mile, Verse Daily, Nixes Mate, On the Seawall, Hole in the Head Review, Gyroscope, Peacock Journal, & Connotation. He’s read at venues throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic & the Southwest. Howie also facilitates a weekly poetry discussion group through the Northampton, MA Forbes Library. A multiple Pushcart nominee, Cutthroat Discovery Poet, & recipient of the NOVA 2022 poetry prize, he’s co-poetry editor of Cutthroat & lives in Florence, MA. https://howiefaerstein.com