Monday, April 4, 2011

National Poetry Month Book Signing April 20

Join the celebration with Ferris State University of National Poetry Month as Patricia Clark and Mary Jo Firth Gillett visit Big Rapids April 20.

The two poets will be performing in the Big Rapids High School Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. with jazz musicians Susan Morris and Carlos Melendez. There will also be a book signing at Great Lakes Book and Supply, 840 Clark Street, at 4 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Clark, from the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University, is the author of three poetry books. These include: She Walks Into the Sea, My Father on a Bicycle and North of Wondering.

Gillett’s collection of poetry books includes: Soluble Fish, Not One, Tiger in a Hairnet and Chandeliers of Fish. She teaches advanced poetry workshops for Springfed Arts/Metro Detroit Writers.

The LIP Reading Series is sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literature at Ferris State University. For more information contact Phillip Sterling at (231) 591-5898.

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