Mon, September 19, 2022 6:30 P.M.
Join us as we kick off one the longest continously running programs at FLP!
This virtual event is free. You will need to register at mondaypoets.eventbrite.com to receive the zoom link the day of the program.
Margo Taft Stever’s three full-length poetry collections include The End of Horses (Broadstone Books, 2022), winner of a 2022 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award; Cracked Piano (CavanKerry Press, 2019) finalist with honorable mention for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize; and Frozen Spring, sinner of the 2002 Mid-List Press First Series Award for poetry. The latest of her four chapbooks is Ghost Moose (Kattywompus Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies, including Plume, Verse Daily, “Poem-A-Day” on poets.org, Prairie Schooner, Connecticut Review, Cincinnati Review, upstreet, and Salamander. She is founder of the Hudson Valley Writers Center and founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press. As Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Bioethics Department of the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, she taught a 2021 workshop on poetry and bioethics. She teaches a poetry workshop for at risk adolescents at Children’s Village in Dobbs Ferry, New York. (www.margotaftstever.com).
SUSANA H. CASE has authored eight books of poetry, most recently The Damage Done, Broadstone Books, 2022, which won her a third Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. Her books have previously also won an IPPY, a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite award, and she was a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award and the International Book Awards. The first of her five chapbooks, The Scottish Café, Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press. She co-edited, with Margo Taft Stever, the anthology I Wanna Be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe, Milk and Cake Press, 2022. Case worked several decades as a university professor and program coordinator in New York City and currently is a co-editor of Slapering Hol Press and a co-host of the literary series W-E: Poets of the Pandemic and Beyond. http://www.susanahcase.com/.