Nov 2012 • Poetry Series

Robert Rosenbloom
Barbara Crooker

Sunday, November 18, 2–4pm

South Brunswick Public Library
110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction

Robert Rosenbloom hosts a monthly poetry reading at the Bridgewater Public Library for the Somerset Poetry Group. His poetry has appeared in the Paterson Literary Review and Lips. He’s the author of a chapbook, Reunion, published by Finishing Line Press. His day job is lawyer. He lives with his wife in Bound Brook.

Barbara Crooker’s work incorporates themes of nature, home, family, love, loss, and disability, and often responds to art, especially paintings. She is the recipient of the Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, the WB Yeats Society of NY Award, three Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowships in Literature, and was a Grammy finalist in the Spoken Word category. She is a graduate of Douglass College, Rutgers University, and lives in eastern Pennsylvania. Her most recent book is More (C&R Press, 2010).


Timothy Donnelly
Adam Fitzgerald

Sunday, December 9, 2–4pm

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His poems have been widely anthologized and translated and they have appeared in such periodicals as A Public Space, Fence, Harper’s, The Iowa Review, Jubilat, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, and elsewhere. He has served as poetry editor of Boston Review since 1996. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the New York State Writers Institute and was recently the Theodore H. Holmes ‘51 and Bernice Holmes Visiting Professor at Princeton University’s Program in Creative Writing. He is on the permanent faculty of the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.

Adam Fitzgerald is the editor of Maggy poetry magazine ( His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Brooklyn Rail, Boston Review, Post Road, The Agricultural Reader and Vanitas. He teaches creative writing at Rutgers University and The New School, and lives in the East Village.

Followed by open readings by audience members
South Brunswick Library, 110 Kingston Lane,
Monmouth Junction

Free Admission • Food Pantry Donation Appreciated

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