Cancelled. March 12, 2022, 1:30-3:00 Reading with Claudia Gary and CL Bledsoe at Java Junction in Old Town Gaithersburg.

CANCELLED or, say rather, postponed. We’ll invite these two Great Poets back soon!

5 S Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Please feel free to bring a poem to share at the Open Mic following the Featured Readers (one page maximum). Hope to see you there!

In case of rain, it will be rescheduled. In case of cold, bundle up!  Rain or shine! Java Junction has indoor seating, but hopefully we’ll be outside in the sun! Hope to see you there!

Claudia Gary lives in Northern Virginia and teaches workshops on Villanelle, Sonnet, Natural Meter, Poetry vs. Trauma, Poetry for Musicians, etc., at The Writer’s Center (writer.org) and elsewhere, currently via Zoom teleconference. Author of Humor Me (2006), and of chapbooks including Genetic Revisionism (2019) and Bikini Buyer’s Remorse (2015), she is also a health science writer, visual artist, and composer of tonal chamber music and art songs. See pw.org/content/claudia_gary; follow her on Twitter at @claudiagary.

Raised on a rice and catfish farm in eastern Arkansas, CL Bledsoe is the author of more than twenty-five books, including the poetry collections Riceland, Trashcans in LoveGrief Bacon, and his newest, The Bottle Episode, as well as his latest novels Goodbye, Mr. Lonely and The Saviors. Bledsoe co-writes the humor blog How to Even, with Michael Gushue. He’s been published in hundreds of journals, newspapers, and websites that you’ve probably never heard of. Bledsoe lives in northern Virginia with his daughter.

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