Poetry Evening *at Longfellow Books*

Maine Poetry EveningMaine Poets Stuart Kestenbaum, Peter Harris & David Sloan
Thursday, April 17th, 7:00pm at Longfellow Books

Stuart Kestenbaum has been the director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine since 1988. He is an honorary fellow of the American Craft Council and a recipient of the Distinguished Educator s Award from the James Renwick Alliance. He is the author of three collections of poems, Pilgrimage, House of Thanksgiving, and Prayers and Run-on Sentences.

Peter Harris, born in 1947, has taught at Colby College since 1974. His chapbook, Blue Hallelujahs, won the Maine chapbook competition in 1996. His work has appeared in, among other places, The Atlantic Monthly, Prairie Schooner, and Green Mountains Review. He has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for the Arts, Red Cinder House, and the Tyron Guthrie Center in Ireland, and has been awarded a Martin Dibner Writing Fellowship.
Davis Sloan is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine s Stonecoast MFA Poetry Program and loves living in Maine, at the edge of the world, with his wife Christine where they both work in Maine's only Waldorf high school. He is the author of two books on teaching: Stages of Imagination: Working Dramatically with Adolescents, and Life Lessons: Reaching Teenagers through Literature.  His poetry has appeared most recently in The Barefoot Review, The Broome Review, The Café Review, Carpe Articulum, Innisfree, The Naugatuck River Review, The Northern New England Review, Passager, The Prairie Wolf Press Review and Words and Images. He is a recipient of the 2012 Betsy Sholl and Maine Literary awards, and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Join us for an evening with three talented Maine poets as they share their latest works and, of course, sign your books! As always, Longfellow Books events are free and open to the public.

Event date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
One Monument Way
04101-4078 Portland