An afternoon with three poets

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BELLOWS FALLS >> Village Square Booksellers celebrates poetry month with an afternoon with 3 New Hampshire poets on Saturday at 2 p.m. Call 802-463-9404 to reserve a book or a seat for the event.

Pam Bernard, a poet, painter, editor, and adjunct professor, received her MFA in Creative Writing from the Graduate Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and BA from Harvard University. Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships, the Grolier Prize in Poetry, and a MacDowell Fellowship. She has published three full-length collections of poetry, and most recently a verse novel entitled Esther, from CavanKerry Press. Pam lives in Walpole, N.H. and teaches writing at New Hampshire Institute of Art and Franklin Pierce University.

Becky Dennison Sakellariou divides her time between New Hampshire where she was raised and Greece where she has lived for 45 years. Published in many journals, she also has four books of poetry: The Importance of Bone, (Blue Light Press 2005), Earth Listening (Hobblebush Books 2010), What Shall I Cry? (Finishing Line Press 2013), and The Possibility of Red (bi-lingual [Greek and English] Hobblebush Books 2014). Her latest book, Gathering the Soft, (Passager Press, 2016) is an "art" book that circles around the subject of cancer.

Betsy Snider lives in Acworth, N.H. She is a winner of the 2015 Blue Light Book Award for her book of poems, Hope is a Muscle. She was first published in Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence (Naiad Press, 1985). Her poetry has been published in a variety of journals and anthologies, most recently in River of Earth and Sky (Blue Light Press, 2015), Poet Showcase (Hobblebush Press, 2015) and Love Over 60 (Mayapple Press, 2010).

Village Square Booksellers is located at 32 The Square, Bellows Falls. For more information contact Pat Fowler at 802-463-9404.


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