Gloria Mindock

Poet Laureate

Please welcome the City's second poet laureate, Gloria Mindock

The Somerville Arts Council is pleased to support and promote our second Poet Laureate, Gloria Mindock.  During 2017 & 18, Gloria is expected to bring poetry to segments of the community that currently have less access or exposure to poetry: senior citizens, youth, and schools.

For those who would be interested in collobrating with Gloria please contact  Gregory Jenkins 

Poetry Roundtable in 2017
 
Held from 1:30-3:30 every three months in the Cervena Barva Press studio, located in the Arts for the Armory, Basement B8, 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA
 
The dates are as follows:
Saturday, February 18th
Saturday, May 20th
Saturday, August 19th
Saturday, November 18th
 
Informal and open to the community, bring your poems to share.  Refreshments will be served.

Office hours once a month.

Available for anyone in the community to come by and talk about poetry, writing, and the arts in the community.

Hours are once a month on the fourth Tuesdays, February thur November 2017, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Cervena Barva Press studio at the Arts for the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, Basement, B8, Somerville, MA
 

Gloria Mindock is the founding editor of Cervena Barva Press and one of the USA editors for Levure Litteraire (France). She is the author of Whiteness of Bone (Glass Lyre Press, 2016), La Portile Raiului (Ars Longa Press, Romania) translated into the Romanian by Flavia Cosma, Nothing Divine Here (U Soku Stampa, Montenegro), and Blood Soaked Dresses (Ibbetson St. Press). Widely published in the USA and abroad, her poetry has been translated and published into the Romanian, Croation, Serbian, Montenegrin, Spanish, Estonian, and French. Gloria was awarded the Ibbetson Street Press Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, and the Allen Ginsberg Award for community service by the Newton Writing and Publishing Center in 2016. Gloria has been published in numerous journals including Gargoyle, Web Del Sol, Poet Lore, River Styx, Nixes Mate Review, Ibbetson, Muddy River Poetry Review, Constellations, Arabesques (Algeria), Akadeemia (Estonia), Vatra Veche, UNU: Revista de Cultura, and Citadela in Romania. In November, 2016, she was nominated for five Pushcart Prizes.

Special Thanks to Doug Holder and Harris Gardner, our poet advocates.