In honor of National Poetry Month, the library presents Poetry From the Back Forty: A reading by Anne Marie-Oomen and Teresa Scollon.
Join these distinguished northern Michigan poets for a reading of poems about rural Michigan, the farm and place.
Anne-Marie Oomen is the author of Pulling Down the Barn and House of Fields, both Michigan Notable Books, An American Map: Essays (Wayne State University Press); and a collection of poetry, Uncoded Woman (Milkweed Editions) as well as seven plays. She is an instructor of creative writing at Interlochen Arts Academy, ICCA Writer’s Retreat, and Solstice MFA at Pine Manor College, MA.
Teresa Scollon is a poet, essayist, editor and reviewer. She is the author of To Embroider the Ground with Prayer (Wayne State University Press, 2012) and the chapbook Friday Nights the Whole Town Goes to the Basketball Game (Michigan Writers Cooperative Press, 2009). She is alumna and past Writer-in-Residence at Interlochen Arts Academy.
There is no charge.
Suttons Bay is the sweet little village about 15 miles north of Traverse City on M-22.