Monthly Archives: February 2014

Baron Wormser Returns to Guilford

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The Guilford Poets Guild will begin the spring season of their 2014 Second Thursday Poetry Series with a program by Baron Wormser on March 13, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield in Guilford. The poet will be leading a discussion of Robert Frost’s poem “The Most of It.” Wormser, who is Director of Education Outreach at the Frost Place in Franconia, NH, has led discussions of Frost’s poems in many venues over many years. Copies of the poem will be available. The program will be preceded by an open mic from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

Baron Wormser is the author of nine books of poetry (Impenitent Notes from CavanKerry Press came out in 2011), a novel Teach Us That Peace published by Piscataqua Press in 2013, and several books of prose including a memoir, The Road Washes Out in Spring: A Poet’s Memoir of Living Off the Grid (2006). He is a former poet laureate of Maine who also teaches in the Fairfield University MFA Program. Wormser has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

The reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments are served. For more information call 453-8836.