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Poetry reading tomorrow

A poetry reading and open mic will be held at the Medford Arts Center tomorrow from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

The event’s featured poet is Diane Lockward, the author of three poetry books and winner of the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize.

Lockward’s poems have been included in anthologies including Poetry Daily: 360 Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website, and Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems for Hard Times.

Lockward’s poems have also been published in journals including Harvard Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her work has been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and the Writers Almanac.

Lockward works as a poet-in-the-schools for both the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation.

For more information, visit www.dianelockward.comor www.artsinmedford.org.

An open mic will be available to the public following the reading.

The event is free and open to the public. The MAC is located at 18 N. Main St. in Medford.

For other literary arts activities including WordPlay summer camps for students and upcoming poetry contests, contact ElsaMMS@aol.com.

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