The Broadside Reading Series Hosts Four Poets


This Friday, the Center for Book Arts will host four poets who collaborated on two broadside poems. The event, part of The Broadside Reading Series, is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

Poets Lydia Cortes and Scott Hightower worked together on one broadside, and Jeanne Marie Beaumont and Karen Garthe worked together on another. All four poets will read their from their work on Friday night and both broadsides will be available for purchase at the event.

Read one of Cortes’s poems here, and check out Hightower’s available online work here. Hightower is the author of Self-Evident published by Barrow Street Press.

You can also learn more about Beaumont’s work here and check out Karen Garthe’s book The Banjo Clock here.

The Center for Book Arts is located at 28 W. 27th St in Manhattan and is on the 3rd floor. For more information about the Center for Book Arts or this event, visit the Center’s website.