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Words out Loud
March 4, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
About this event
Mark Fishbein and Nancy Pagh read from their poetry. Includes a literary trivia quiz and a brief open mic.
A native New Yorker, Mark Fishbein graduated CCNY in 1971, followed by a maîtrise from the Sorbonne in Paris. He has published in several magazines and has six collections of poetry available, including Reflections in the Time of Trumpius Maximus, a four-year poetic journal (Atmosphere Press, 2021). He is Chancellor of the Poetry Academy of the Global Poetry Network, a virtual international poetry hub for news and events. Currently living in Michigan, he was a resident of Washington, DC for 12 years, where he hosted two writers’ workshops, Poets on the Fringe and DC Poets which now continue weekly on Zoom. He is also a classical guitarist.
Nancy Pagh burst onto the literary scene as a teenager, publishing Is a Clam Clammy, Or Is It Just Wet? in a local boating magazine. Tim Seibles selected her first volume No Sweeter Fat for the Autumn House Poetry Prize. She has authored three collections of poems and the creative writing textbook, Write Moves from Broadview Press. She has been the D. H. Lawrence Fellow at the Taos Summer Writers Conference and received an Artist Trust Fellowship. She teaches creative writing at Western Washington University in Bellingham.