STILL NORTH BOOKS & BAR
LITERARY NORTH PRESENT
Poetry & Prose Open Mic
Sunday, July 12th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Featuring Readings by
MEGAN BUCHANAN, DEDE CUMMINGS, EMILY ARNASON CASEY, TAYLOR MARDIS KATZ- AND YOU!
To participate as a listener or a reader, use the form on this page to sign up by Friday, July 10.
The first 15 readers to sign up are guaranteed a spot.
Readers should prepare to read one original piece or excerpt for no more than three minutes.
We’ll send everyone who signs up a Zoom invitation prior to the event.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Megan Buchanan is a dancer, a singer, a teacher, and a poet. Her poems have appeared in The Sun Magazine, make/shift, A Woman’s Thing, numerous other journals, and multiple anthologies. Her book of poetry, Clothesline Religion, was published in 2017 was nominated for the 2018 Vermont Book Award.
Dede Cummings is a book designer, publisher, writer, and public radio commentator. Her written work includes Crohn’s/Colitis book, Spin Cycle memoir, and To Look Out From poetry collection. She lives in a hand-built, solar-powered home in southern Vermont.
Emily Arnason Casey is a writer, teacher, and activist, originally from Northern Minnesota. She currently lives in rural Vermont with her family. Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Briar Cliff Review, Hotel Amerika, The Normal School, Hunger Mountain, American Literary Review, and her essay “Laughing Water” received a notables listing in the Best American Essay series. Made Holy, her debut collection of essays, was published in 2019.
Taylor Mardis Katz is a poet and farmer living in rural Vermont. With her partner, she runs Free Verse Farm, an herb farm & apothecary with a poetry backbone. Her poetry has appeared on VPR’s Brave Little State podcast, in Junction Magazine, The Adirondack Review, Muzzle Magazine, Barnstorm, and elsewhere.