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Saturday, May 6 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
A Four Way Books Poetry Reading with Rebecca Okrent, Christina Pugh, and Cammy Thomas

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A reading featuring three Four Way Books poets: Rebecca Okrent (Boys of My Youth, Four Way Books 2015), Christina Pugh (Perception, Four Way Books 2017, Grains of the Voice, Northwestern University Press, 2013, Restoration, Northwestern University Press, 2008, Rotary, Word Press 2004, and Gardening at Dusk, Wells College Press, 2002), and Cammy Thomas (Inscriptions, Four Way Books 2014 and Cathedral of Wish, Four Way Books 2005). Rebecca Okrent’s work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Travel and Leisure, The New Republic, and the Boston Globe, among other publications. She and her husband, writer/editor Daniel Okrent, divide their time between New York and Cape Cod. Christina Pugh’s is a professor in the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also Consulting Editor for Poetry magazine. Cammy Thomas lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, and teaches literature and creative writing at Concord Academy.

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Cammy Thomas

Cammy Thomas’ first book of poems, Cathedral of Wish, received the 2006 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. Both it and her second book, Inscriptions, are published by Four Way Books. A fellowship from the Ragdale Foundation helped her complete I... Read More →

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Rebecca Okrent

Rebecca Okrent will read from her collection Boys of My Youth, published by Four Way Books, and discuss some helpful workshop prompts. Her poetry, travel and food pieces have appeared in numerous publications. She lives in Wellfleet, MA with her husband Daniel Okrent.
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Christina Pugh

Christina Pugh’s most recent book of poems is Perception (Four Way Books, 2017).  She is also the author of three other books of poems, including Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013).  Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic, Poetry, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, and other... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 12:15pm - 1:15pm
The Bridge at 211 211 Bridge Street, Salem Massachusetts 01970 (Formerly First Universalist Church)

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