Friday, September 18, 2009

Poet Reads 'Wartime Address' At Washington College

Chestertown – Poet Maxine Susman will present a reading of her “Wartime Address” at Washington College’s Rose O’Neill Literary House on Tuesday, September 29, at 5 p.m.

 “Wartime Address” is a poem sequence based on the memoir of Jean Wetzel. It tells of her flight from Paris during World War II.

Dr. Susman is Professor of English at Caldwell College where she teaches poetry, literature and writing across the curriculum.

Her poems have appeared in several dozen journals and anthologies, including Paterson Literary Review, Colere, Ekphrasis, Earth’s Daughters, The Dogwood Journal, The Chesapeake Reader, Blueline, and forthcoming in Alehouse and Poet Lore. Her two other books of poetry are Gogama (2006) and Familiar (Fall 2009). She belongs to the performance group Cool Women.

Admission to the “Wartime Address” reading is free and open to the public.

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