Celestial-inspired poetry at Misty Valley Books SundayMay 18,2013CHESTER — Misty Valley Books will present an evening of celestially-inspired poetry at 7 p.m. Sunday on the green in Chester. The featured poets are Kate Gleason, Becky Sakellariou and Patrice Pinette.
Gleason is the author of a full-length collection of poetry and two chapbooks. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry and she is a Pushcart Prize nominee.
Pinette was a featured poet in the New Hampshire Poets Showcase and has been published in a number of literary journals and anthologies. Sakellariou was raised in New England and lived her adult life in Greece and her works have been published in several literary journals.
A reception, book signing and stargazing will take place after the readings.
The event is free to the public.
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