Join Porter Square Books at Aeronaut brewery for a celebration of local poetry.
The greater Somerville and Cambridge area is lucky to have such a vibrant poetry community. So, we will gather at the community space at Aeronaut on the Duck Village stage, to celebrate that community with readings by three local poets.
The poets reading on July 31 are
GennaRose Nethercott is the author of The Lumberjack’s Dove, selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series. She is also the lyricist behind the narrative song collection Modern Ballads, and is a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow. Her work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies including BOMB, The Massachusetts Review, The Offing, and PANK, among others. A born Vermonter, she has toured nationally and internationally for over seven years writing poems-to-order on a 1952 Hermes Rocket typewriter.
Cassandra de Alba is a poet living in Massachusetts. Her chapbooks habitats and ORB are about deer and the moon, respectively, and Ugly/Sad is forthcoming from Glass Poetry Press in 2020. Her work has appeared in The Shallow Ends, Underblong, Big Lucks, and Bedfellows, among other publications. She is a co-host at the Boston Poetry Slam at the Cantab Lounge, a poetry reader for IDK Magazine, and an associate editor at Pizza Pi Press.
Julia Story is the author of Post Moxie and the chapbooks The Trapdoor and Julie the Astonishing . She is a 2016 recipient of a Pushcart Prize and her recent work can be read in Sixth Finch, Tinderbox, and Tupelo Quarterly. She is a Midwesterner who now lives in Massachusetts.