Night of Poetry to be Held at Wor-Wic
April 06, 2009

The public is invited to a night of poetry featuring Nancy Mitchell and Dzvinia Orlowsky on Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in Guerrieri Hall at Wor-Wic Community College on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury.

Mitchell is the author of “The Near Surround,” and her poems have been featured in “Agni,” “Poetry Daily,” “Salt Hill Journal” and “Great River Review.” Mitchell received an artist in the schools grant from Arlington County Schools in Virginia, as well as residency fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Amherst, Va., and Auvillar, France. She is an English professor at Salisbury University and has also taught in the Stonecoast master in fine arts program at the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Mainep.

Orlowsky is the author of four poetry collections, including her most recent, “Convertible Night, Flurry of Stones.” Her poems have appeared in magazines such as “Columbia,” “Field,” “Diner,” “Ploughshares,” “The American Poetry Review” and “The Massachusetts Review.” Orlowsky is a Pushcart Prize recipient. She is a founding editor of the New York-based “Four Way Books” and a contributing editor to “Agni.” Orlowsky currently teaches in the Solstice low-residency master in fine arts program in creative writing at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Maine.

This event is sponsored by the arts and humanities department and the student government association at Wor-Wic.

For more information, call (410) 334-2866.