Arts, Dining & Entertainment
May 30, 2018

Phoenix Books hosts an evening of poetry with April Ossmann and Cynthia Huntington

Portrait of April Ossmann

Courtesy Phoenix Books
April Ossmann

Portrait of Cynthia Huntington

Courtesy Phoenix Books
Cynthia Huntington

Thursday, May 31, 6:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—On Thursday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m., Phoenix Books Rutland will host April Ossmann and Cynthia Huntington for an evening of poetry.

April Ossmann is the author of “Event Boundaries” and “Anxious Music,” and the recipient of a 2013 Vermont Arts Council Creation Grant. She has published her poems widely, and is an editing and publishing consultant and a faculty editor for the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Sierra Nevada College. She was executive director of Alice James Books from 2000 – 2008, and lives in West Windsor. 

Cynthia Huntington holds the Frederick Sessions Beebe in Writing at Dartmouth, where she has taught English and creative writing since 1988. A 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, she has published six books of poetry as well as a prose memoir. Her 2012 collection, “Heavenly Bodies,” was a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry. 

This event is free and open to all. Phoenix Books Rutland is located at 2 Center St., Rutland. Copies of the featured titles will be available for attendees to purchase and have signed. For more information, call 802-855-8078 or visit phoenixbooks.biz.

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