Night of Poetry with Martin Steingesser, Oct. 22

The Auburn Public Library graciously welcomes renown poet Martin Steingesser on October 22nd at 5:30 pm for a magical night of poetry. Steingesser’s poems whisper, shout and occasionally slam. He’s author of the books of poems, Brothers of Morning, The Thinking Heart: the Life & Loves of Etty Hillesum and Yellow Horses.  Individual poems have appeared in many publications, including The Sun, The Progressive and the Humanist magazines and in literary journals such as American Poetry Review, Ohio Review, Poetry East and Hanging Loose. Some have won awards, most recently the Betsy Sholl Award 2013 and First Place for an individual poem in Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance’s Literary Awards 2008.

He was Portland’s first Poet Laureate, 2007-09. He has performed throughout the state and New England, taught poetry workshops in Maine for 34 years and was awarded the Maine Alliance for Arts Education’s Bill Bonyun Award 2006 “for exemplified talent and professionalism as an artist and contributions to arts education.”

Date:Tuesday Oct 22, 2019

Time:5:30 PM  –  6:30 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room