Sunday, September 21, 2008

Quinlan, Watt, Holder & Page read at James's Gate Pub Oct.6th

Elizabeth Quinlan: author of ‘Promise Supermarket

(Ibbetson Street press 2008)

Molly Lynn Watt: author of ‘Shadow People’

(Ibbetson Street Press 2007)

Doug Holder: author of

‘The Man In The Booth in the Midtown Tunnel’

(Cervena Barva Press 2008)

Christy Page: Jamaica Plain Carpenter Poet

(poems published in ‘Break Time’ anthology 2007)

WHEREJames's Gate Restaurant & Pub 
5-11 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

WHEN: Oct. 6th, 2008, Monday Night, 6:30
The pub will be open, people can order drinks or food.

Reading at 7PM in the restaurant

Directions to James’s Gate

Elizabeth Quinlan has been a member of The William Joiner Center for the Study of War and Social Consequences for the past eleven years. She received an Honors in Creative Writing from U. Mass /Boston. She was a finalist for the Richards Snyder Memorial Poetry Prize. She is a visual artist, specializing in the Book Arts and has taught art for over thirty years. 

Molly Lynn Watt curates the monthly Fireside Reading Series, writes for the Occasional Moose, chairs the monthly Poetry Roundtable at HILR, and she co-created and performs in Ruth’s Letters in performances of George and Ruth, Songs and Letters of the Spanish Civil War, she developed with her husband,

Daniel Lynn Watt. Her poems, stories, memoir pieces and essays appear in books, journals and magazines. She is the editor of Bagels and the Bards Anthologies.

Doug Holder is the founder of Ibbetson Street Press of Somerville, Mass; the co-founder of the Somerville News Writer’s Festival, the curator of the Newton Free Library Poetry Series, book Review editor of the Wilderness House Literary Review, the Arts Editor for The Somerville News, and the Boston editor for Poesy.

Holder’s other collections of poetry are: No One dies at the Au Bon Pain (sunny outside) and Of All the Meals I Had Before, (Cervena Barva Press).

Christy Page is a member of the Jamaica Plain Carpenter Poets,

as well as a Co-owner of the James’s Gate Restaurant & Pub

(home to the Carpenter Poets). He has designed and built Irish Pubs in the Boston area. He was born and raised in Dublin, where his family were performers: dancers and actors. His poems are included in Break Time the JP Carpenter Poet’s Anthology, focusing on the diversity of the James’s Gate regulars,as well as the art of carpentry.

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