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October Open Mic: Karla Linn Merrifield

  • Before Your Quiet Eyes 439 Monroe Avenue Rochester, NY, 14607 (map)

Come for another great night of poetry and fellowship at the Before Your Quiet Eyes bookstore. The series is curated by Just Poet David Yockel.

This month’s featured Poet is Karla Linn Merrifield.

A nine-time Pushcart-Prize nominee and National Park Artist-in-Residence, Karla Linn has published over 700 poems in dozens of journals and anthologies. She has 13 books to her credit, the newest of which is Psyche’s Scroll, a book-length poem, published by The Poetry Box Select in June 2018. Forthcoming in June 2019 is her full-length book Athabaskan Fractal: Poems of the Far North, from Cirque Press. Her Godwit: Poems of Canada (FootHills Publishing) received the Eiseman Award for Poetry. She is assistant editor and poetry book reviewer for The Centrifugal Eye. She is a member of Just Poets (Rochester, NY), the Florida State Poetry Society, the New Mexico Poetry Society, and The Author's Guild. Visit her blog, Vagabond Poet Redux, at Tweet @LinnMerrifiel;

Karla Linn Merrifield

Karla Linn Merrifield

Don't forget to bring some poems of your own to share during the open mic portion of the event. Usually readers are allowed 1-3 poems, for a total of three minutes.