[In Person] Stuart Plumer Author Series: Joan Houlihan

Monday, May 17:00—8:00 PMSimoni RoomMorrill Memorial Library33 Walpole St., Norwood, MA, 02062

In memory of Stuart Plumer, the Morrill Memorial Library presents the Stuart Plumer Author Series. Join us for an in-person author talk with award-winning local poet Joan Houlihan on Monday, May 1 at 7:00pm in the Simoni Room of the Library.

Joan will read selections of her poetry, talk about her work and process, and engage with the audience for a Q&A.

About the author: Joan Houlihan is the author of six poetry collections, most recently It Isn’t a Ghost if it Lives in Your Chest, winner of the 2021 Julia Ward Howe Award from the Boston Author’s Club. Her work has appeared in the Boston Review, Harvard Review, Massachusetts Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry Magazine, among others, and has been anthologized in The Iowa Anthology of New American Poetries and The Book of Irish-American Poetry–Eighteenth Century to Present. She currently serves on the faculty of Lesley University’s Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is Professor of Practice in Poetry at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Houlihan is the founding director of the Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference. Read more.

We are partnering with Aesop's Fable, an independent bookseller from Holliston, to sell the author's books.  Staff from Aesop's Fable will be on hand at the event to help you. If you would like to pre-order and purchase Joan's books directly from the bookseller, please visit the link here.

The Stuart Plumer Author Series is being presented in memory of avid reader, Stuart Plumer, who served on the Board of Trustees of the Morrill Memorial Library for 33 years. Registration is required for this in-person event; please register using the form below.

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