Triad of poets to read at Chapter and Verse

February 20, 2009
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Chapter and Verse Literary Reading Series at the Loring-Greenough House will feature three poets on March 4.

Wendy Drexler is the author of the chapbook, “Drive-Ins, Gas Stations, the Bright Motels” (Pudding House, 2007), which was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have appeared in “Barrow Street,” “The Comstock Review,” “Nimrod” (semi-finalist, 2006 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize) and other journals and in the anthology “Blood to Remember: American Poets on the Holocaust.” By day, she is an editor of language arts materials.

Ann Killough’s first full-length collection, “Beloved Idea,”(Alice James Books, 2008) won the L.L. Win-ship/PEN New England Award. Her work has appeared in “Fence,” “Field,” “Mudfish” and elsewhere. Her chapbook “Sinners in the Hands: Selections from the Catalog” received the 2003 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize from Texas Review Press. She lives in Brookline, where she is one of the coordinators of the Brookline Po-etry Series.

Bill Thibodeau is the author of “American Icon and Other Poems” and member of the JP Carpenter Poets. A 10-year Boston resident, he was born and raised in Quincy. He has lived in many parts of this country, and in Germany for two years, and has traveled extensively. He has bachelor’s degree in psychology, and has com-pleted course work for a master’s degree in archaeology at Harvard Extension School. An avid motorcyclist, he has traveled all over the US on various Harley-Davidsons. His work has appeared, among other places, in the Boston Globe, on National Public Radio and on the Hallmark Channel.

Chapter and Verse will take place on Wed., March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Loring-Greenough House at 12 South St. across from the Monument. A $5 donation is requested. Refreshments are served after the reading.

For more information, e-mail dorothy.derifield@gmail.com or call 617-325-8388.

Submitted by Chapter and Verse.

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