Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Regie O'Hare Gibson and Chard deNiord to read on November 3 at the Hooker-Duhnam Theater

Where out of town poets join regional and local poets for a reading series in downtown Brattleboro on the first Saturday of every month.

Place: Hooker-Duhnam Theater
139 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT

Time: 7:00 PM Reception to follow

Confirmed Dates:

November 3, 2007
Regie O'Hare Gibson & Chard deNiord

Boston poet/performer Regie O'Hare Gibson will join Chard deNiord of Putney in a lively reading and performance. While no two poets would seem as different aesthetically as Regie and Chard, both speakers are masters of the ecstatic mode of the revelatory that navigates ordinary realities toward a purity of language and depth of feeling even in these dark times.

Kurt Vonnegut on Boston poet, Regie O'Hare Gibson, "When you perform, you are supersonic and in the stratosphere where you can see the Earth really as a ball, moist, blue-green. You sing and chant for all of us. Nobody gets left out." -- Kurt Vonnegut

Hayden Carruth, on Putney, VT poet, Chard deNiord, “Here is a poet with a truly extraordinary verbal imagination. His poems begin in the commonplace and rise—or soar, leap, swell—to the climactic surreal in a few lines. It is indeed a kind of ecstasy for every and any reader.” -- Hayden Carruth

Please join us for a world-class reading in downtown Brattleboro, VT. For further biographical details on the readers, please read below.

Reading series curated by Jacqueline Gens and Co-sponsored by New England College School of Graduate and Professional Studies

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