Poetry Reading: Joseph Featherstone and Geoffrey Movius
3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Lectures, Readings, Films
Join Joseph Featherstone and Geoffrey Movius, two poets connected to Cape Ann, as they read from their work and sign books Brace's Cove and Transit. This program is free and open to the public.
Joseph Featherstone is poet, writer and educator who divides his time between Cambridge and Gloucester, Massachusetts. He has taught at Harvard, Brown and Michigan State Universities and also served as an Editor of the New Republic. His many poems and other writings have appeared in various publications including The Harvard Review, The New Republic, the Green Mountain Review, The New York Times, The Atlantic and Many Mountain Moving.
Geoffrey Movius spent his first summer in Gloucester in 1944 and has lived there half the year since 1996. He has taught English and American Literature at Harvard and Tufts Universities and has authored The Early Prose of William Carlos Williams, scholarly articles on Ezra Pound and interviews with Jerzy Kosinski and Susan Sontag. His poetry has been featured in publications like Agenda, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Harvard Review, Little Balkans Review, The Little Magazine, Mudfish and Ploughshares.