The Montclair Public Library's monthly program "An Evening of Poetry" meets Thursday, January 5, at 7 pm in the Auditorium. Coordinated by award-winning poets Laura Boss and Maria Mazziotti Gillan, this month's feature poets are Robert Carnevale and Priscilla Orr. The event is free and an open reading follows the featured readers.
Robert Carnevale’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review, The New Yorker, The Alaska Quarterly and other magazines and anthologies. His co-translations (with Carol Ueland) of poems by Aleksandr Kushner have been published in The Kenyon Review, Agni, World Literature Today, and Poetry Daily. He is a member of the graduate faculty at Drew University.
Priscilla Orr, author of Jugglers and Tides, and the forthcoming Losing the Horizon from Hannacroix Creek Books, is a recipient of fellowships from New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Yaddo. She is a Dodge poet and has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is an Associate Professor of English, and lives with her spirited Norwich terrier, Crosby, in Hamburg, N.J.
Thursday, Jan. 5, 7 pm
Montclair Public Library - Auditorium
50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.