Writers Night Out in December
December 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: Carolyn A. Cushing is a lyric poet inspired by nature and currently focused on the places where life and death meet. Her poems have been published in local, regional, and national poetry journals. She seeks out ways to collaborate with fellow writers and artists as well as share poetry in dynamic formats, resulting in projects such as the Poetry Oracle (2020) and Chapbook in the Street (2022). Carolyn is a recipient of grants from the Easthampton Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council, and was a finalist for the Philbrick Poetry Award of the Providence Athenaeum (2012) and the Tarantula Poetry Contest of Pilgrimage Journal (2018). She is the 2023-2025 Poet Laureate of Easthampton, Massachusetts.