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JP Open Mic: Mary Hood Featured Poet

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

Come for another great night of poetry and fellowship at the Before Your Quiet Eyes bookstore.

Mary A. Hood has written many scientific articles in the field of microbial ecology and published four books on nature/the environment/conservation: The Strangler Fig and Other Tales: Field Notes of a Conservationist (2004 Altamira-Rowman & Littlefield), RiverTime: Ecotravels on the World’s Rivers (2008 SUNY Press), Walking Seasonal Roads (2012 Syracuse University Press), Sanctuaries: Parks Preserves and Places of Refuge in the World (2017). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines and other publications. She's produced several poetry collections. She was a Bunting Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and worked at Harvard Medical School. Poet Laureate for Pensacola in the 90s, she is Professor Emerita of Biology at the University of West Florida. Click Here for a review of some of Mary's latest work....

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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.

Earlier Event: May 5
JP Monthly Meeting