First and Last Word series presents: Bolton, George, and Surette






A reading and open mic hosted by Harris Gardner and Gloria Mindock. Admission: $4.

Winston F. Bolton, who will be reading from his new collection What the Air Might Say, (Rock Village Publishing, 2013), was educated at Northeastern, and Boston University, where he studied with Robert Lowell. His work has appeared in the distinguished magazine Poetry, in various literary anthologies and periodicals, and in college-level textbooks, An Introduction to Literature, 12th edition (2001), and Literature for Composition, 6th edition (2003), published by Addison Wesley Longman. A retired technical writer and editor, Bolton lives in Halifax, Massachusetts.

Faye George introduces her newest collection, Voices of King Philip's War, a sequence of dramatic monologues, drawn from the 17th century conflict that decimated the indigenous people of New England. George is the author of 3 previous lyric poetry collections, including A Wound On Stone, Perugia Press Prize winner for 2001. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002.

David R. Surette's new book of poetry is Wicked Hard. He is also the author of The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club, Young Gentlemen's School, and Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In which earned Highly Recommended status at the 8th Annual Massachusetts Book Awards. He teaches and coaches varsity hockey at East Bridgewater High School.

The Center for the Arts is located between Davis Square and Union Square. Parking is located behind the armory at the rear of the building. Arts at the Armory is approximately a 15 minute walk from Davis Square which is on the MTBA Red Line. You can also find us by using either the MBTA RT 88 and RT 90 bus that can be caught either at Lechmere (Green Line) or Davis Square (Red Line). Get off at the Highland Avenue and Lowell Street stop. You can also get to us from Sullivan Square (Orange Line) by using the MBTA RT 90 bus. Get off at the Highland Avenue and Benton Road stop.

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