First Wednesday Reader Series Presents poets Alice Cone of Kent & Jonie McIntire of Toledo. Co-host Emelia Sherin. Open mic to follow. We will also be celebrating National Beer Day, with ginger beer, root beer and a chocolate stout cake.
Wednesday, September 7 at 7:00 at the Soap Gallery, 117 S. Champion St.
A career adjunct at Kent State, Alice Cone has worked for the Wick Poetry Center as teaching artist and programming assistant. Her M.A. from Boston University is in poetry writing; her chapbooks include Shattering into Blossom and As If a Leaf Could Be Preserved; her latest (unpublished) novel is The Trickster Center.
Jonie McIntire, author of Semidomesticated (winner of Red Flag Poetry chapbook contest, 2021), Beyond the Sidewalk (Nightballet Press, 2017) and Not All Who Are Lost Wander (Finishing Line Press, 2016), and poetry editor at Of Rust and Glass, hosts a monthly reading series called Uncloistered Poetry from Toledo, Ohio. Learn about her at https://www.joniemcintire.net.