November 2010 Poet Local Series Hosted by Writer Debra Kaufman

Top Quote On November 21st, 2010, Debra Kaufman will host Living Poetry's Poet Local event. Kaufman will discuss her recently published book, her poetic journey and will answer questions about her writing practices. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) November 02, 2010 - The Poet Local series explores poets' lives and writing styles. Kaufman is a poet and a playwright who has published a handful of poetry collections, Family of Strangers (Nightshade) and Still Life Burning (South Carolina Poetry Society), to name a few. Visitors will learn about Kaufman's approach to publishing her work, which has appeared in publications such as the Virginia Quarterly Review, Room of One's Own and Pembroke. Kaufman's latest book, The Next Moment (Jacar Press) was released in October 2010. "Debra's led writing workshops, written plays and received grants. She has such a variety of strong writing experience; it will make for an interesting and educational afternoon," said Angelika Teuber, Living Poetry's Organizer.

    The Poet Local is free, open to the public, and caters to those interested in learning about publishing poetry and meeting local writers. RSVP instructions are available at www DOT livingpoetry DOT net. The event takes place at 3PM on Sunday, November 21st at the Media Room of Ashley Park Apartment Homes of Brier Creek, 10300 Pine Lakes Court in Raleigh. Upcoming Poet Local events will be hosted by Maureen Sherbondy (December 10th) and Ricky Garni (January TBA).

    About Living Poetry
    Living Poetry is a group of poets and poetry readers who are dedicated to keeping the power of poetry alive in the Triangle-area of North Carolina. Based out of the Brier Creek region of Raleigh, Living Poetry is a free, co-educational poetry group that fosters the enjoyment of poetry through readings, workshops and lectures. Living Poetry provides the community with dozens of free literary experiences from poetry field trips (Exploratory Poet) to intimate discussions with North Carolina poets (Poet Local).

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