In honor of National Poetry Month, LTV is hosting and filming “The First Annual Poetry Affair,” Friday, April 25th, 7 to 9 PM in our Wainscott studios.
Many outstanding poets will be on hand for live readings. “We are showcasing a wonderful mix of poetic voices,” says Rosalind Brenner, Poetry Affair producer, poet and visual artist.
• Grace Schulman, author of 6 collections, former poetry editor of the Nation and Director of the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center.
• Fran Castan, named Long Island’s 2013 Poet of the Year by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, honoring her poetry, teaching and support for poetry on Long Island.
• Julie Sheehan, author of 3 collections, recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and NYFA Fellowship, instructor in the Stony Brook Southampton MFA program.
There will be a $5 admission fee or food donation for the East Hampton Food Pantry.