The Great Falls Word Fest takes place Thursday 11/8-Sunday 11/11 in Turners Falls at the Shea Theater.
On Friday 11/9:
At 8:30pm: Five poets will read on the theme of resistance interpreted through multiple perspectives: personal, ideological, physical and philosophical. Readings by Yasotha Sriharan, Sarah Sousa (Perugia board member), Karen Skolfield (Perugia volunteer), Rebecca Olander (Perugia editor/director) & Amy Dryansky (Perugia volunteer).
On Saturday 11/10:
At 1:00pm: Perugia poet Gail Thomas will be reading with Lori Desrosiers and other poets published in Desrosiers’ journal, Naugatuck River Review, including Joshua Michael Stewart, Gerald Yelle, Janet Bowdan, and Lawrence F. O’Brien!
At 2:00pm: Gail Thomas will also be reading with Some of Us Poets (SOUP), including Mary Clare Powell, Sally Bellerose (Perugia volunteer), Michael Goldman, Ellen LaFleche, and Becky Jones.