In our monthly reading series, "Today You Are Perfect," we bring poets and artists and listeners together to share their words. After the reading, everyone has the option to participate in a small question and answer session.
The Lineup: Jerrice J. Baptiste, Meghan Sterling, Mina Khan
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 25, 7:00-8:00 pm CT
Platform: Live online Zoom Webinar. After registering, you will be emailed the link.
Donation: Please support the poets!
Jerrice's next workshop is Be Kind to Your Mind: Authentic Poetry Writing Workshops. Learn more about the workshop and register at http://www.guanabanabooks.com/
Meghan Sterling's new collection These Few Seeds is just out from Terrapin Books. You can find it by visting https://www.terrapinbooks.com/
Mina Khan is the author of the chapbook, Mon— monuments, monarchs & monsters (Sputnik & Fizzle 2020). Orders can be placed by emailing Mina at [email protected], with payment through Venmo.
Jerrice J. Baptiste is a native of Haiti. She has authored seven children’s books and one full length contemplative book of poems for adults titled Wintry Mix. Her writing has appeared in The Yale Review; Mantis; The Minetta Review, Autism Parenting Magazine, The Caribbean Writer; Plants & Poetry Journal, Shambhala Times, Kosmos Journal; Claw & Blossom; Lolwe; So Spoke The Earth: Anthology of Women Writers of Haitian Descent and many others.. Her poetry in Haitian Creole & English and collaborative songwriting are featured on the Grammy Award winning album: Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti, released by Spare the Rock Records LLC. Jerrice was the recipient of a residency for The Women's Leadership Program at The Omega Institute in NY, 2019.
Meghan Sterling lives and teaches workshops in Portland, Maine with her family. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Rattle, The Night Heron Barks, Cider Press Review, Inflectionist Review, Glass: Poet’s Resist, Sky Island Journal, Westchester Review, Pine Hills Review, Mom Egg Review and many others. She is Associate Poetry Editor of the Maine Review, winner of Sweet Lit's 2021 annual poetry contest, and a Hewnoaks Artist Colony Resident in 2019 and 2021. Her collection These Few Seeds is just out from Terrapin Books. Read her work at meghansterling.com.
Mina Khan is a first-gen Pakistani-Korean American whose work nests in the confusion of violence and tenderness. They are the author of the chapbook, Mon— monuments, monarchs & monsters (Sputnik & Fizzle 2020), and are published or forthcoming in the Berkeley Poetry Review, The Margins, Shade Literary Arts, Lammergeier, and more. They are a current MFA Candidate at Columbia University.
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