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.