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On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 7:00pm the South Jersey Poets Collective welcomes Cynthia Arrieu-King to Stockton University’s Noyes Arts Garage (2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401).
Our usual Open Mic, where participants read one poem that is less than two minutes long, will run from 7:00pm-7:45pm. Please arrive by 6:50pm to secure a spot in the Open.
After the break, participants will return to a free take-home writing prompt penned by Barbara Daniels.
Then, Cynthia Arrieu-King will read and sign books.
From Louisville, Kentucky, Cynthia Arrieu-King is an associate professor of creative writing and a former Kundiman fellow. Her full-length books of poetry include People are Tiny in Paintings of China (Octopus 2010), Manifest (Switchback Books 2013) winner of the Gatewood Prize selected by Harryette Mullen, and Futureless Languages (Radiator Press 2018). She edited the posthumous volume of poems by Hillary Gravendyk The Soluble Hour (Omnidawn 2017). Her poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, BOMB Magazine, Crazyhorse, and others. She has worked as a stagehand for Mister Rogers, as a nanny in an infant nursery, and on the line at a tomato sauce factory.
World Above is made possible with support from The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, Stockton’s Center for Community Engagement, and the Atlantic City Arts Foundation.
Please invite your friends to this event, join and share it on Facebook (http://wwwfacebook.com/sjpoets), and link our website (https://sjpoets.wordpress.com) to your social media.
Questions about this series or to apply to be a featured poet, please contact Emari DiGiorgio.