Visiting Poet from New Orleans the Living Room Guest, 9.20.11

September 12, 2011
Splabman

David Rowe

Join facilitator Anthony Warnke as he welcomes Verna Press poet David Rowe to the Living Room. David will talk about his work and read some poems and then there will be time for you to debut something new and get intelligent feedback. 7P Tuesday, September 20 @ SPLAB. Bring $5 for the hat, but don’t stay away if cash is tight.

A native of Worcester, Mass., David Rowe was educated at Swarthmore. His poems have appeared in the Cortland Review, the North American Review, Big Bridge, Dorado, Solid Quarter, Exquisite Corpse, YAWP, & in the anthology, the Maple Leaf Rag. A poet equally of the stage & the page, David has read his poetry on the Moe Green Poetry Show & WWOZ, & at countless venues both in the States & abroad.

Locally, David has been for many years a stalwart presence at the Maple Leaf & Goldmine readings, helped represent New Orleans when Wave Books’ Poetry Bus Tour (2006) & S.A. Griffin’s Poetry Bomb Tour (2010) hit town, served as poet-in-residence at Peter Anderson’s Beauty Shop, & currently teaches poetry writing at the Covenant House, a shelter for homeless youths. His full-length collection, Unsolicited Poems, is available at http://www.vernapress.com.

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