March 13, 2012

Capital Voices at Ellarslie Museum with G. Stern, CK Williams, Anne Marie Macari, 3/31

You're invited to a special afternoon of poetry and conversation in Trenton, NJ--

Saturday, March 31st from 1-4 pm
Capital Voices at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum
C. K. Williams, Gerald Stern and others: Readings and Conversation
 
An afternoon of poetry readings and roundtables with some of the area's most respected and vibrant personalities is set for the afternoon of March 31 at Ellarslie, The Trenton City Museum in Cadwalader Park in Trenton. Participating writers and artists include Daniel Aubrey, Luray Gross, Vasiliki Katsarou, Doc Long, Anne Marie Macari, Paul Matthews, Pablo Medina, Hayden Saunier, Mark Schreiber, Gerald Stern, John Timpane, and C. K. Williams. Free and open to the public.

Program:
 
1:00 pm, the program begins with a session "Small Press and Cooperative Publishing for Poets," conducted by Princeton-based Ragged Sky Press publisher Ellen Foos and managing editor Vasiliki Katsarou. 
 
1:30 pm, writer Daniel Aubrey and visual artist Mark Schreiber will discuss the collaboration between writer and illustrator for the blog story project created for the Trenton Artists Workshop Association. The story is being re-released as a print-on-demand publication.
 
2:00 pm, a reading featuring Luray Gross, Vasiliki Katsarou, Doc Long, Anne Marie Macari, Pablo Medina, Hayden Saunier, John Timpane, Gerald Stern and C. K. Williams.
 
3:00 pm, visual artist Paul Matthews, and poets C. K. Williams and Gerald Stern, in conversation with Philadelphia Inquirer Books Editor, John Timpane, will discuss their art in the context of collaboration, and trace the evolution of the arts scene in the Trenton and Princeton-area over the past few decades.
 
This event is designed to highlight the creative energy in the Capital City area and invite regional residents to Trenton's majestic Ellarslie Mansion and its surrounding Frederick Law Olmsted designed park. It is part of the regular Spring Forward Project developed by the Trenton Artists Workshop Association in cooperation with Co Works and area artists and organizations.
 
The Trenton Artists Workshop Association, founded in 1979 to promote the arts in the greater Trenton area, is supported in part by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.
 
For more information or to schedule an interview with any of the presenters, please call or e-mail
Ellen Foos: ellen_foos@press.princeton.edu, 609-865-3461
or Dan Aubrey: danieljaubrey@aol.com, 609-599-1215



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