Wednesday, April 22 at 1:00 pm

Online Poetry: Medicine for the Soul featuring Sarah Trudgeon & Christian Schlegel

Stockbridge, MA — The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives invites you to Online Poetry: Medicine for the Soul to take place virtually on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. This event will be hosted on The Stockbridge Library Zoom account.

Our featured poet will recite a number of poems and provide insight into one or several of the poems, immediately followed by a question and answer session. The poetry session will last one hour.
The Stockbridge Library Online Poetry: Medicine for the Soul will host poets, Sarah Trudgeon and Christian Schlegel at this next session. Sarah Trudgeon is the author of the chapbooks Dreams of Unhappiness (Poetry Society of America) and The Plot Against the Baby (dancing girl press). Her poems have appeared in The London Review of Books, The Nation, The Paris Review, The TLS, and The Yale Review, among other publications. She is the director of operations for the Pittsfield writers’ residency and public humanities project The Mastheads and teaches poetry in public schools.
Christian Schlegel is a poet, scholar of poetry, and teacher. Born and raised in Berks County, Pennsylvania, Chris studied German and creative writing at Princeton and received an MFA from Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2013. He is now completing his doctoral dissertation at Harvard; he lives in Germantown, New York. Schlegel’s first book, Honest James, was published by The Song Cave in 2015.
To join the Online Poetry: Medicine for the Soul event, please click here to go to the Zoom Meeting and use password 455631.
For more information about this or past poetry events, click here or visit www.stockbridgelibrary.org. Please stay tuned for future events in our Online Poetry Series.
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Book List from Jessica Piazza (Session 1 – April 15, 2020)

Jessica Piazza is the author of three prize-winning poetry collections and a children’s book. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jessica now lives in Los Angeles, where she teaches Writing, Critical Thinking & Rhetoric at the University of Southern California. She is the recipient of the 2019 Amy Clampitt residency, and co-founder of Bat City Review (Austin, TX) and Gold Line Press (Los Angeles, CA). Her recent work appears in Best American Poetry, Baltimore Review, Upstreet and Smartish Pace.

Books:

Interrobang (Red Hen Press)
Press direct: https://redhen.org/book/interrobang
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Interrobang-Jessica-Piazza-ebook/dp/B00EE5L37G/

Obliterations (Red Hen Press)
Press direct: https://redhen.org/book/?uuid=CC85494D-511D-D696-10E9-D1F2A0691EA5
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1597097403/ref=dbs_a_w_dp_1597097403

This is not a sky (Black Lawrence Press)
Press direct: https://blacklawrencepress.com/books/this-is-not-a-sky/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/This-not-sky-Jessica-Piazza/dp/1625579179

Olivia Otter Builds Her Raft (Feminem)
Press direct: https://feminem.org/shop/olivia-otter-builds-her-raft/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NGZZHS2/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1



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