Join us for an afternoon with Sandra Storey and Frank Pool. We’ll be celebrating the release of Sandra’s recent poetry collection, Every State Has Its Own Light.
Sandra Storey’s first full-length collection, Every State Has Its Own Light, a finalist for the May Swenson Poetry Award, was published by the Word Poetry imprint of WordTech Communications in 2014. Her poems have been published in various literary magazines, including the New York Quarterly, Friction (UK), THEMA and New Millennium Writings. Storey was a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand and lived in Southeast Asia from 1968 to 1972. Formerly editor and publisher of two Boston neighborhood newspapers, she is now a newspaper columnist. She wrote poetry from 1980 to 1988 and resumed in 2004. She has been a featured reader at many Boston-area venues.
Frank Pool has published poetry, reviews, and literary criticism in a variety of venues. He writes a weekly column on language and other topics for his hometown newspaper, the Longview News-Journal. He edited several issues of the Youth Anthology for the Austin Independent Poetry Festival. He enjoys reading poetry aloud, both his own and others’. He was the chairman of the board of directors for the Austin International Poetry Festival for five years. A retired teacher, he has recently returned to writing and publishing poems.