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First Friday Open Mic - December 2020 - Featuring Poet Laura Shovan

December 04, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Writers, performers and lover of verse are invited to spend time sharing work and experiences in support for the lonely sport of writing and building a supportive group of MWA writers. The Featured Speaker is poet and novelist Laura Shovan, followed by open mic. Click here for details on the event and how to add your name to the reading list.

About the Writer: Laura Shovan is an editor, educator, poet, and children’s author. Her books include Mountain, Log, Salt and Stone, winner of the Harriss Poetry Prize, Life in Me Like Grass on Fire: Love Poems, and Voices Fly: An Anthology of Exercises and Poems from the Maryland State Arts Council Artists-in-Residence Program (co-edited with Virginia Crawford). Laura is a longtime poet-in-the-schools. Her award-winning novels for children are The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary, Takedown, and A Place at the Table, co-written with Saadia Faruqi. Laura co-hosts Wilde Readings in Howard County, Maryland. 

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