You are invited to
The Spiral Staircase Poetry Reading and Open Read
Sunday, April 16, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
49 West Coffeehouse and Wine Bar
49 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Coffee ● Tea ● Wine ● Beer ● Cocktails ● Great Food
Admission is FREE
Featured Poet is Alexis Rotella
Come down, read your work, or read work by someone else….
Open Read: Read 3 poems, or read for 5 minutes, whichever is briefer
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Alexis Rotella is widely regarded as one of the most influential haiku poets to write in English. She won the grand prize in the Kusamakura Haiku Contest in 2007 and traveled to Kumamoto, Japan to receive the award. She invented the English-language “psychological haiku”, and has been identified with senryu for decades. Alexis is the author of 50 books, and her most recent book, Between Waves, was published in 2015 by Red Moon Press. her work is widely anthologized in collections and journals including Haiku Mind (Shambhala), The Haiku Anthology (Norton), Beneath a Single Moon (Shambala), Talking to the Sun (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Teaching with Heart (Jossey-Bass) and Haiku Translated into Polish by Czeslaw Milosz. She co-edited the Ash Moon Anthology, Poems on Aging (Modern English Tanka Press). and most recently Creative Writing: An Introduction to Poetry and Fiction (St. Martin’s Press). She has served as president of the Haiku Society of America, and has edited Frogpond, the Society’s journal, and founded and edited the senryu journals Brussels Sprout and Prune Juice. Alexis holds a doctorate in clinical hypnotherapy, and is also a digital artist whose work has been exhibited locally in Maryland and in Florence, Italy and Porto, Portugal.
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PARK FOR FREE in the Anne Arundel County employees’ garage at 19 St. John’s St. (GPS/Mapquest the address). The garage is OPEN AND FREE on the weekends. This garage is about a five-minute walk from the 49 West Coffehouse.
The garage is right across from the St. John’s College auditorium. Turn on to St. John’s St. off of College Ave., OR come straight down Rowe Blvd. from Rt. 50, then turn left at the light at Calvert St., and then left on St. John St.
Here’s a link with the St. John’s St. garage’s location and the walking route to 49 West Cafe.
Please contact me with any questions.
Spiral Staircase Poetry Series