Sam Witt, Susan Lewis, & Gloria Mindock read at the Armory, Somerville, MA

Tuesday April 29 7 PM

Cervena Barva Press Reading Series

Center for the Arts at the Armory

Basement, Room B8

191 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA

Admission $3. Refreshments served!

Sam Witt is the author of Everlasting Quail (UPNE, 2001), winner of the Katherine Nason Bakeless Prize, and Sunflower Brother (Cleveland State University Press, 2006). He has taught at Harvard University, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and at Whitman College. Witt is an Assistant Professor of English at Framingham State University and the Poetry Editor of Jaded Ibis Press. His recent work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Interim, Colorado Review, and Boston Review.

Susan Lewis lives in New York City and edits Posit ( Her eight books and chapbooks include This Visit, forthcoming, State of the Union, and How to be Another. Her work has been performed on stage and in concert halls such as Carnegie’s Weill Hall and the Kennedy Center, and published in a great number of journals and anthologies, including Berkeley Poetry Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron Review, The New Orleans Review, Phoebe, Ping Pong, Raritan, Seneca Review, Verse, and Word For/Word.

Gloria Mindock is the author of La Porile Raiului (Ars Longa Press, 2010, Romania), Nothing Divine Here (U Soku Stampa, Montenegro, 2010) and Blood Soaked Dresses (Ibbetson Street Press, 2007). She is the founding editor of Cervena Barva Press, and a US editor for Levure Litteraire (France). Gloria’s poetry has been translated and published in French, Serbian, Spanish, and Romanian, as well as being widely published in numerous journals in the US and other countries worldwide. Her fourth chapbook, Pleasure Trout, was just released by Muddy River Books. Whiteness of Bone, her fourth full-length book, is forthcoming.

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