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Writers Night Out in May

May 2, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Writers Night Out in May with Simon Hunt

Writers Night Out in May with Simon HuntJoin us on Tuesday, May 2, 6:00-8:00pm for Writers Night Out with featured writer Simon Hunt  at Forbes Library.

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.

Bio: Simon Hunt lives in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, after having lived in Monterey, California, for 20 years and Las Vegas, Nevada, for three years. He has been a teacher for more than three decades, predominantly in California and predominantly at the high school level. Simon’s poems have been published widely in print and online journals. 2018 saw the publication of his first collection of poems, Lesser Magi, and in 2019 his first play, “Re-run,” was performed. Simon was born in what is now Zimbabwe and also lived in South Africa and the United Kingdom as well as the USA during his childhood. The father of two, he served the Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation in Carmel, California, as a volunteer tour docent and trustee for over a decade. A second collection of his poems, Endlings, is scheduled for publication in 2023.


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