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January 19 • Wendy Rosenberg and Charles Bondhus
Wendy Rosenberg is a poet, teacher, Reiki master and certified Creativity Coach. She is an Expressive Arts Educational Facilitator and a Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator. She is a founding member of the Westfield Poetry Group and the recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation teacher scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center. She lives in Westfield.
Charlie Bondhus is the author of What We Have Learned to Love, which won Brickhouse Books’ 2008-09 Stonewall Competition, How the Boy Might See It (Pecan Grove Press), and All the Heat We Could Carry, the winner of the 2013 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award and a finalist for the Gival Press Poetry Book Award.His work has appeared in The Baltimore Review, The Wisconsin Review, The Hawai’i Review, The Sierra Nevada Review, the Alabama Literary Review, and Cold Mountain Review among others. He grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Saint Anselm College. He received his MFA from Goddard College and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He currently teaches English and creative writing at Raritan Valley Community College.
February 16 • R.G. Evans and Kevin Carey
R. G. Evans’s poems, fiction and reviews have appeared in publications such as Rattle, The Literary Review, Paterson Literary Review, and Weird Tales. His original music, including the song “The Crows of Paterson,” was featured in the 2012 documentary film All That Lies Between Us, about the life and work of poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan. Evans teaches high school and university English and Creative Writing in southern New Jersey.
Kevin Carey teaches in the English Department at Salem State University. He writes poetry, fiction, drama, and the occasional personal essay. His work can be found in several literary journals: The Apple Valley Review, The Literary Review, The Comstock Review, and The Paterson Literary Review. His book of poetry, The One Fifteen to Penn Station, is available from CavanKerry Press, NJ. and Amazon.com. Kevin is also a seventh grade basketball coach in Beverly, Ma. and a part time filmmaker. His latest documentary project is a film about New Jersey poet Maria Mazziotti Gillan called All That Lies Between Us. A new chapbook of fiction – The Beach People – from Red Bird Chapbooks is forthcoming.