Ladies on a Summer Doorstep: Two local poets will celebrate the month of June and what women do to achieve their worlds. Rosalie Sanara Petrouske and Joyce Benvenuto will pair their poems for an hour of virtual poetry sponsored by the East Lansing Public Library. Both poets have written several books of published poetry.
Join us via Zoom for this live reading. There will be time for an audience talk-back. You may also join via telephone by dialing +1 929 205 6099 and using the meeting ID number 838 3559 5013.
Rosalie Sanara Petrouske is founder of the Grand Ledge writers group, Writing at the Ledges, which will celebrate 15 years of mentoring local writers in July 2020. She is the author of What We Keep (Finishing Line Press, 2016), A Postcard from my Mother (Finishing Line Press, 2004), and The Geisha Box (March Street Press, 1996). Petrouske’s poems and essays have appeared in many literary journals, including Passages North, Red Rock Review, Rhino, The MacGuffin, Southern Poetry Review, Third Wednesday, and in the MSU Press Anthology 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing – 1917-2017. Find Rosalie’s author page on Facebook or on her website here.
Joyce Benvenuto's newest book is Road to Duncan. She is also the author of Poem Journey: More Poems & Prose from along Old Grand River and A Grand River, Poems for Michigan. Follow Joyce on Facebook.