The Guilford Poets Guild’s Second Thursday Poetry Reading welcomes poet Charles Rafferty. The reading will take place via Zoom on Thursday, October 8 at 7PM, hosted by the Guilford Free Library.
Please register on the Library’s website (http://www.guilfordfreelibrary.org/guilford-poets-guild-reading-by-charles-rafferty/41752/). A Zoom link will be sent to you directly.
Rafferty’s most recent collections of poems are The Smoke of Horses (BOA Editions, 2017), Something an Atheist Might Bring Up at a Cocktail Party (Mayapple Press, 2018), and The Problem With Abundance (Grayson Books, 2019). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, O, Oprah Magazine, Prairie Schooner, and Ploughshares. His stories have appeared in The Southern Review and New World Writing, and his story collection is Saturday Night at Magellan’s (Fomite Press, 2013). He has won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, as well as the 2016 NANO Fiction Prize. Currently, he directs the MFA program at Albertus Magnus College and teaches at the Westport Writers’ Workshop.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.