Lois V Walker reading 3/21/08

SPRING, LOVELY, PUSHING  BY Lois V WalkerFriday, March 21 2008 @ 8 pm @ HHS Conklin Barn: Huntington,Corner High St/Rte 110 (two blocks south of Main Street) The Poetry Cafe at Huntington Historical Society Barn welcomes poet/painter Lois V Walker, hosted by George Wallace. Open reading to follow. $5 donation appreciated, but not mandatory.

Lois Walker, a retired school teacher, is a widely published poet, a retired chairperson of the Long Island Poetry Collective, a past editor and production manager for XANADU, an international little magazine for poetry, an editor for other volumes of poetry and art as well as a practicing artist. She has read her poetry in Manhattan and on Long Island many times. She read her “Nadezhda Poems,” (a sequence written on poets persecuted under Stalin] in Santa Monica, California for “Inner Exiles: Shadow Poets, Paintings & Poetry” a solo show of her art work at the Sylvia White Gallery. From the early eighty’s into the ninety’s she hosted “Sound of Poetry,” a radio show from Adelphi University in Garden City. In the 80’s she also served at the Huntington Arts Council for New York State Decentralization Grants. She works with individuals as a consultant for their writing and of course enjoys working for groups under the sponsorship of Taproot Workshops Inc. Her visual artwork has been shown in Europe and throughout the United States. http://www.LoisVWalker.com

Mike Jurkovic Co-director of the Calling All Poets Reading Series in Beacon, NY & host of the annual Hudson Valley Poets Fest. Poems have appeared/ are forthcoming in The South Carolina Review, The Comstock Review, Xavier Review, Confluence, The Baltimore Review, RiverSedge, Main Street Rag, Meridian Anthology, The Haight Ashhury Literary Review, Heaven Bone, Diner, Home Planet News, and The Wisconsin Review. Anthologies: Riverine (Codhill Press, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik,1999), Dyed- In-The-Wool. A Hudson River Poetry Anthology (Vivisphere,2001).

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