Sunday, May 13, 2012

OPA presents An Afternoon of All-Stars on May 19th in Bexley

The Ohio Poetry Association presents:
An Afternoon of All-Stars

n Glassmeyer

Susan has dedicated much of her life to writing and promoting the art of poetry, in particular through events, classes and workshops at Little Pocket Poetry. Recently chosen by poet Marge Piercy to attend a weeklong poetry intensive this summer on Cape Cod, Susan has two published chapbooks: Body Matters (2010), and Cooks Luck (2011).

Mark Sebastian Jordan
Mark Sebastian Jordan is an award-winning poet, living in the central highlands region of Ohio. His publications include the books 1776 & All That, Phoebe, and The Book of Jobs. His work has appeared in Pudding Magazine, Case Reserve Review, Lit Bits, Kenyon Alumni Bulletin, High Fidelity Review and elsewhere.

Rikki Santer
Rikki Santer has published poetry in numerous publications, and has three published collections: Front Nine, Kahiki Redux, and Clothesline Logic, which was nominated as a finalist in the Pudding House Press national chapbook competition. Her latest collection, Fishing for Rabbits, is forthcoming from Kattywompus Press.

Lianne Spidel
Lianne Spidel's book, What to Tell Joseme, was published by Main Street Rag in 2011. She has a published chapbook including paintings by Ann Loveland, Pairings. Her earlier chapbook Chrome is dedicated to her automotive artist father. Her poems have appeared recently in Green Mountains Review and Rattle.
Saturday May 19, 2012 from 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

n us for this FREE event!

n Afternoon of All-Stars is open to the public!


11:30 - 12:00   Members Open Mic

12:00 - 1:00      Lunch Break - on your own

1:00 - 4:00        OPA All-Stars Readings and Q & A Session

At the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main Street, Bexley, Columbus, OH

OPA Business Meeting prior to event: 10:00 am - 11:30 am