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JP Open Mic: Robert McDonough

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

This month’s featured reader is Robert E. McDonough. Part of the Brooklyn Diaspora, Bob taught English at St. Bonaventure University for one year and at Cuyahoga Community College for more than forty years. He was a founder and president of the Poets' League of Greater Cleveland. He has published "No Other World" (Cleveland State University Poetry Center), "Greatest Hits" (Pudding House Publications), and numerous poems in little magazines. He was named one of the 45 most important poets in Cleveland since WWII. He has given many readings in libraries, colleges, and universities, bookstores, parks, art galleries, coffee houses, churches, bars, and a junkyard. He has served on the Board of Just Poets for the last six years, managing the programs Just Poets holds the first Saturday of each month at St John Fisher College.

—-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.—-

The series is curated by Just Poet David Yockel.

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