The Sharon Arts Center Good Neighbor Series will present an evening of poetry Saturday, May 19 from 7 to 9:30 pm at the Exhibition Gallery, 30 Grove St., Peterborough. Poets include Tucker Sampson, Dawn Coutu, and Jenn Monroe. There's a $6 per person suggested donation, and wine and light refreshments will be available.
Originally from Connecticut, Tucker Sampson lives and works in New Hampshire as a substitute teacher. The recipient of an MFA in Poetry from New England College, he has published poems in Lyre,lyre and The Henniker Review and has written a book of poems, so far unpublished, titled "The Wooden Lake."
A poet and freelance copy editor, Dawn Coutu received a BA in creative writing from Chester College of New England and is working toward her MFA at New England College. She leads a writers' group based out of Concord and coordinates the Datum: Earth Reading Series in Keene. Her feature articles, interviews, and poems have appeared in Ad Hoc Monadnock, NH Writer, Compass Rose, The Henniker Review, Big Lucks, Today Magazine, and Amoskeag.
Jenn Monroe's chapbook "Something More Like Love" was released by Finishing Line Press in February. Her work is forthcoming in Contemporary American Voices and has appeared in a number of journals, print and online. She is the founder and executive producer of Extract(s), a web-based literary project, and is an assistant professor of writing and literature at Chester College of New England.
For more information see www.sharonarts.org or call (603) 924-7676.