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Verve Poetry Reading: Sean Singer and Barb Jennes in Conversation with Harriet Shenkman

Poetry heals. Poetry brings us together. Poetry reveals our humanity. We need poetry in these challenging times.
This spring our poet-in-residence, Harriet Shenkman, PhD, will bring acclaimed Jewish poets to the JCC to read their work and engage in a conversation about the creative process.

About the Speakers

Sean Singer is the author of Discography (Yale University Press, 2002), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, selected by W. S. Merwin, and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America; Honey & Smoke (Eyewear Publishing, 2015); and Today in the Taxi (Tupelo Press, 2022), which won the 2022 National Jewish Book award.

Barb Jennes is poet laureate of Ridgefield, CT, and poet-in-residence at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Her poems have appeared widely in literary journals and anthologies, including Rust and Moth, SWWIM, Tar River Poetry, The Night Heron Barks, Tupelo Quarterly, Vassar Review, Verse-Virtual, Comstock ReviewRight Hand Pointing, Extreme Sonnets II, and many others.


Verve Members: Free
Non-Members: $10


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Event Details


Thursday, June 15, 2023, 11:00 AM12:30 PM

999 Wilmot Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States


(914) 725-7300
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