Tuesday, October 15, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: 'Falling for Poetry'

turn your reflection
from lake to mountain — pure gold
will fall to your feet
~ Maureen Doallas

Photo Courtesy of Susan Etole
© Susan Etole
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Capitol Arts Network


Sunday, October 27, 2013
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

12276 Wilkins Avenue
Rockville, Maryland 20852

COME CELEBRATE Capitol Arts Network's inaugural poetry reading with Paulette Beete, Maureen Doallas, and Yahia Lababidi and enjoy light refreshments and spirited conversation in CAN's lovely gallery space. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the readings.

Paulette Beete has published poems, fiction, and nonfiction in such journals as Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Callaloo, CaKe, Crab Orchard Review, Fickle Muses, Josephine QuarterlyProvincetown Arts, and Rhino, and in the anthologies Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, D.C. (Plan B Press, 2009) and Saints of Hysteria.  She has published two poetry chapbooks: Voice Lessons (Plan B Press, 2011) and Blues for a Pretty Girl (Finishing Line Press, 2005). (Read Paulette's poetry at Escape Into Life.)

Maureen E. Doallas is the author of Neruda's Memoirs: Poems (T.S. Poetry Press, 2011). Her work has appeared in Every Day Poems, Escape into LifeThe Found Poetry Review (special issue celebrating David Foster Wallace), and The Victorian Violet Press & Journal; the anthologies Open to Interpretation: Water's Edge (Open to Interpretation, 2011) and Oil and Water... and Other Things That Don't Mix (LL-Publications, 2010); Felder Rushing's book Bottle trees (St. Lynn's Press, 2013); and at Poets for Living Waters, VerseWrights, the sad red earth, Red Lion Square, and TweetSpeakPoetry. Maureen also has contributed to the Tupelo Press's "The Million-Line Poem". An Artist Watch editor for Escape Into Life, Maureen writes daily at her blog Writing Without Paper. (Read Maureen's poem at The Found Poetry Review.)

Yahia Lababidi is a Pushcart-nominated poet whose work has been translated into nearly a dozen languages. The Egyptian-American thinker is the well-received author of Signposts to Elsewhere (Jane Street Press, 2008), a collection of aphorisms; Trial by Ink: From Nietzsche to Belly-dancing (Common Ground Publishing, 2010), a book of essays; Fever Dreams (Crisis Chronicles Press, 2011), poetry; The Artist as Mystic (Onesuch Press, 2012), lyric conversations between aphorists Yahia Lababidi and Alex Stein; and, most recently, Barely There: Short Poems (Wipf and Stock, 2013). (Read an interview with Yahia and two of his poems at Bazaar Magazine. Yahia also spoke recently with NPR; listen to "An Artist's Story of the Arab Spring".)

The poets can be found on FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites.

Crisis Chronicles Press

Finishing Line Press

Jane Street Press


Onesuch Press

Open to Interpretation

Plan B Press

St. Lynn's Press

T.S. Poetry Press

Wipf and Stock


S. Etole said...

Thank you, Maureen. Your autumn lines say it so well.

Maureen said...

Your image was the inspiration, Susan.